Might sell these... Game pullets??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hebertchick12, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. hebertchick12

    hebertchick12 Chirping

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    Is this a game chicken? We traded some roosters for 4 pullets like this one and that's what we were told. We have had them for about two months and are thinking of getting rid of them. They are extremely sketchy, always on edge, very loud and annoying. We have a mixed flock of 22, and these 4 just make the others nervous. They always run around the coop when we are near, running in all the nesting boxes trying to hide. Even when there are hens trying to lay. Very flighty.

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  2. hebertchick12

    hebertchick12 Chirping

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    Another picture:

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  3. Spitzboyz

    Spitzboyz Songster

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    My Coop
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    They look like game bird pullets.
     
  5. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Songster

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    Look like game,probably mom raised free range, I would take them,what state are you in??
     
  6. hebertchick12

    hebertchick12 Chirping

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    I am in Louisiana. We will see if my grandpa wants them tomorrow. They wouldn't bother me if they weren't so anxious all the time. I know they will be pretty when older, and make great mothers, but my husband really wants them gone. And I want to make room for some blue egg layers anyway. I just didn't know if their personality is normal for that breed. Not familiar with the game breeds at all.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I agree.
     
  8. Dorkfish

    Dorkfish In the Brooder

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    Wow, do I agree that game chickens aren't good pets. They move like the Road Runner and would rather be in the rain, surrounded by predators than be friends with a human! At least that's my experience.. Of course, when I replaced the presumed dead escapees with sweet, big Rhode Island Whites, one of games came out of the woods to befriend the birds, probably to lead them into a life of freedom and adventure!
     
  9. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Songster

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    I have free-range game and love them. They take care of themselves,I like their independence
     
  10. mikeldb

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    That's a dark hatch, really good mommas, very broody
     

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