Show Off Your American Gamefowl!!!

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

  1. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Chicken Obsessed

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    He blasted out of the pen that I lifted that I'm not kidding was about 4 in high. I had to pin him down by the d*mn head. Wearing rubber dipped gloves he still manages to pinch my hand. Grabbed my watch too. He may just stay on the tie cord right where he is. Lol
     
  2. sdm111

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    Has to be close to a year huh. "Hes coming out mighty nice I like his station just bout perfect for the blue
     
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  3. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Chicken Obsessed

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    He's a little over 10 months now. Yeah I like him, he's looking good.
     
  4. alroy82

    alroy82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever heard of a tojo grey? Come from Kentucky
     
  5. centrarchid

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    Find an old cocker out your way and ask him how to handle such birds. It will save you on a lot of drama and not have do it by using the internet. Otherwise you are like a jockey that can't handle his own horse and will get somebody besides you hurt.
     
  6. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The method I was tought by my father was to not feed the stag for a couple days only water. Then feed him by hand only with a mix of feed and banana to hold it together and treat the stag. Repeat the feeding until he sees your hand as life not a threat. His most aggressive cocks would fly to his hand when they hear his feeding whistle.
     
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  7. centrarchid

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    That is similar to approach I learned. It differed in that you approached the penned stag many times each time proving only a small morsel of food each time. Worked great for calming a flighty stag but some of havoc's issue might be man-fighter related and that is more of a need to stop doing something to prevent it from starting in the first place.
     
  8. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Chicken Obsessed

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    at the end of the day it's just a chicken. I Don't let my 3 yr old near his pen. Besides him who's gonna get hurt? Your acting like I got a caged hyena here! Relax I'm just saying he's tougher to handle than most and just a little faster. If I really needed to I could just ring his neck in 2 seconds.
     
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  9. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Chicken Obsessed

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    I've done nothing to cause his aggressiveness towards me. Just about all other stags I can scoop out with one hand with no issues. What would you recommend ol chicken whisperer?
     
  10. roosterhavoc

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    This bird will take grass from my hand no problem. He's gotta screw loose. He got into a pen fight with a guinea when he was younger but other than nothing that I can think of.
     

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