Oriental Gamefowl Thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Gresh, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ditto. Females, even if hatched and raised together, sometimes fight .ike cocks and then, when you asked about egg production, I forgot to mention they are broody quite often.........Pop
     
  2. gallo4319

    gallo4319 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gorgeous bird Cuda.
    I like how he carry himself thank you for sharing
     
  3. welasharon

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    Yes they are as broody prone as my silkies! ARGH!
     
  4. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto as well. My Malgache hen will tolerate other hens that she was raised together with until she has chicks at her side. Then, she will attempt to kill any other hens that go broody, and if they have any chicks, she will kill the ones that she can't steal. She once chased a broody hen off of her nest and proceeded to trash her nest with eggs that had just pipped. On the other hand, my Malgache allows me to handle her eggs and chicks without any signs of aggression towards me.
     
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  5. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a breeder of shamo and thai about an hour away from me. I'm going to go see his birds. Are there any well known breeders from florida? Because thats were he gets his line from.
     
  6. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an asil hen that was setting a nest under a cedar tree. Yesterday the neighbors dog (great pyrenees) snuck in, grabbed her, plucked her entire back and tail bald, put several good sized holes in her, scraped her up bad, and made it about a hundred yards with her. I came out of the house just in time, heard her squawking, and ran the dog til he dropped her. Ten minutes later, she was back on her eggs, bald and bloody. Now THAT is broody.
     
  7. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW, thought GP weren't supposed to do things like tha, lol. Anyway, no advice on which breed I should go with? Either shamo or thailand. I know alot of it is personal preferance, but I figure that there are some pros and cons to wheigh between the two breeds that I may not be aware of. for example, I don't want asil because of how long they take to mature.

    Thanks,
     
  8. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! Sounds to me like you need to do more research as large breeds like Shamo and Thai take much longer than Asil to mature.
     
  9. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oops! I read on ultimate fowl forum that you should wait three years before breeding asils, lol. how long till shamo and thai mature?
     
  10. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Reza sized asil are typically fully mature when they come into their second feather. Larger birds may look mature by then, but may need another feather to come into their prime.
     

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