Show Off Your American Gamefowl!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BANTAMWYANDOTTE, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you sir...
     
  2. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    As always I am going to play devils advocate... although I am not arguing or agreeing with anybody (don't even know why there is any contention).

    Pecking orders change over time, and relationships are complex. Hens will respond differently towards the various other hens they meet and age has a lot to do with it. An old grumpy hen may whoop on a younger hen, but that does not mean the older hen is more desirable than younger. The hierarchy may change as the younger matures.

    My Modern Game hen rose to the top of the hierarchy (within the aviary). and now dominates the golden hen shown below... doesn't mean that the Modern or Golden hen lack any courage/gameness.
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  3. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    There's a night and day difference in game and dead game unfortunately if I explain the difference I'll be disbarred
     
  4. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Knowing the difference says it all my good sir.[​IMG]
     
  5. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll put it like this two pretty badass men that have fought with fists their whole life and are good get into a fight with each other but now each are armed with knives. After a few stabbings if they keep going till one dies then they both great if one flees than that one is still just good.
     
  6. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know of a breeder in the islands that woke to a lot of dead hens due to an unusually hard night rain.
     
  7. roosterhavoc

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    Modern games aren't the same anyway
     
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  8. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    You may be able to even keep cocks together if you give them some chamomile tea to relax them. Maybe talking in a soothing voice would work too
     
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  9. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are a funny guy havoc...[​IMG]
     
  10. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Fyi pvc ratchet type pipe cutters work great for cutting spurs. One person fast and simple. Just did some click.it down to the spur and one more click it's off
     
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