Malay predator question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by extraordinaryfowl, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I figure this is the place to find Malay breeders? I realize things like dogs and coyotes would have no trouble taking one down, and in the dark they are vulnerable too. But do you think during the day they can handle and fend off weasels and coons and hawks and smaller predators in general? Since Malays are a fighting breed and so large, I was curious if they could.

    Thanks in advance, MW
     
  2. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Malay, at least ones found in the US, have very little of the original 'game' in them. You might be better of going with a big shamo or brazilian. Find Saladin and talk to him...
     
  3. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    I wouldn't consider a coon a smaller predator and would think it would have a much better chance against a domestic dog
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Here a Pumpkin Brazilian
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  5. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Here a Pumpkin Brazilian
    http://i1085.photobucket.com/albums/j437/nicalandia/Pumpking.jpg

    Is this a creation of your own? How tall are brazilians?

    No, it belongs to a fellow brazilian fancier, that does not frequent this board. Brazilian cockbirds normally range from 7lbs to 11lbs. They are fairly tall birds, I would say 24-28 inches tall would be a fairly accurate average on height. I have a line of brazilians that are a lil smaller than the average.
     
  8. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you say Malays have very little "game" do you mean they have been crossed with other breeds, or that they just have not been bred properly to keep their aggressiveness?
     
  9. GotGame

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    Quote:A little of both, but mostly the second one. A big majority of the malays you find have originated from hatcheries. It is also a belief among many oriental fanciers that malays were never really 'game' to begin with. If you really want to know about them, send me a pm, I will put you in touch with a few ppl.
     

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