Oriental Gamefowl Thread!

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

  1. SD_Paulo

    SD_Paulo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THIS YEARS SHOW TEAM ! ! ! ! Belgium and German line KO cockerels and pullets.
     
  2. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The way the toes are curled on that cock indicates to me that the problem originates somewhere up in the hocks or thighs. As the hocks rotate inwards, it causes the bird to walk on the outer edges of the middle toe and shank instead of centered on the ball of the foot. It creates the knuckling action that you see. After awhile, the tendons contract and the toes are permanently curled inward. It can be bred out after a couple of generations. It's unsightly but it doesn't seem to impair them at all.
     
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  3. D3invertebrates

    D3invertebrates Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice color! The problem with this ones feet was low humidity during the last days of incubation, not a genetic problem.
     
  4. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really doesn't matter what caused the curled toes, could be either. What matters is you cull those either way when you see em right from the get go. ;)
     
  5. gallorojo

    gallorojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Exactly!!!!!
     
  6. D3invertebrates

    D3invertebrates Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could raise it for meat, I dont think there would be anything wrong with that. I wouldnt breed it either.
     
  7. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just thought I would through in a pic. of my white Sonatals, They will be 4 months on the 20th of this month & he is already crowing, love em !![​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  8. BennieLangdon

    BennieLangdon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice looking birds!!!![​IMG]
     
  9. Jen C

    Jen C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice looking birds!!!
     
  10. SD_Paulo

    SD_Paulo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Jen. I appreciate the kind comment.
     

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