Show Off Your American Gamefowl!!!

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

  1. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah that metaphor makes sense. I have never been to that extreme, so I can't say much about it.

    Even though it is part of the sport/history, I don't like the weapon aspect. I'd rather have a natural boxing match. So I lean towards that direction... and whatever breeding/culling I do probably reflects that tendency. I know that's blasphemy to a cocker. but in my opinion, the sport probably started as a natural event (thousands of years ago), and over time the pressures from gambling and blood lust dictated the need for weapons..
     
  2. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    great idea...

    I just used them yesterday to cut a garden hose... surprised it worked so well.
     
  3. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's fine do what u do all's I want to get out there is not all games are created equal. So to assume one will act like another isn't good
     
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  4. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.. but I just want to add one more thing..

    Saying "any hen that tolerates other hens is not dead game" is like saying "any cock that is not a man fighter, is not dead game."

    Both are ridiculous statements. We bred rooster to not fight man, and we bred hens to co-exist.
     
  5. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rebuttal: not I lol. I don't keep many hens they either for broodies or to be bred if their brothers are to good to good cocks or for crosses or to get stock up but honestly I haven't thought of ability to coexist like ever.
     
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  6. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    I just put a Kelso hatch hen with a sweater bull stag for the first time together and there went the feathers and they weren't hers lol.
     
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  7. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    what a jerk bull stag. I didn't kick my first girlfriend until the 3rd date. lol
     
  8. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quite the contrary what a b of a hen. I put him in he did his lil dance put his wing down strutted up sideways and bam bam bam right to the head lol. That's the hen I want
     
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  9. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You and me both, that's a bad b.
     
  10. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm with you on the sentiment/ideal, but sadly even my hand raised stags will kick if I rush them too fast. Sure wish I could work out that hen thing without them growing together but that's not happening either. I told you of my hens vs Hawks issues.
     
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