Malays

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Dachicken, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. Dachicken

    Dachicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone have any info/input on Malays?
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Like what?
     
  3. Gresh

    Gresh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on what kind of input you're looking for. The "Show Off Your Games" thread and my own "Oriental Game Fowl" thread have some pics and info on Malays. Not much, but it's something to start on.
    If I'm not mistaken, Saladin (you'll find him on my thread or the Show Off Your Games thread) breeds bantam Malays and might be able to give you some info if you PM him.
    Best of fortune!
     
  4. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, get with Saladin, hes the man when it comes to orientals
     
  5. Dachicken

    Dachicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Any input, good or bad. I am considering getting some but I would like to know more about them from folks who have them.
     
  6. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Large fowl or bantams?

    If Large fowl:

    The real-deal Malays are coming extremely weak in the last decade or so. Very few breeders has resulted in a real downgrade to the breed. Many have tried to freshen up their Malay lines with Shamo: a real shame to both breeds.

    Loads of problems that can only be solved with lots and lots of space with enormous hatches.

    If you don't have acres for them to run free when between 8 weeks and 1 year then FIND ANOTHER BREED.
     
  7. Dachicken

    Dachicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Checking back to see if y'all have any more input on the Malays...
    Still interested in them. I have 6 acres, so I have some room running.
    Thank you.
     

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