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

  1. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The food portions as you describe is accurate, just not a detail I thought would effect the outcome. Some like their birds at a particular weight so I think they would feed accordingly.
     
  2. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    When I took him off the tie cord this evening and was holding him for a bit he fell asleep in my hands. Tomorrow he'll be ready for battle again.
    The reason why I had to pin him down is he won't get into a pen fight and tear up his feet as my pens are close together. Not because I'm afraid of him.
     
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  3. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I told you what I did with my ginger like that[​IMG]
     
  4. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm keeping him as training aid. Lol
     
  5. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    And the food portions wouldn't make a bit of difference with him. He could care less about food if my hand is near him.
     
  6. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Getting birds into fighting trim we did only after they were tamed as process usually resulted in a weight loss or gain depending on bird. The trim weight did have a subjective component based on feel. When a bird is way off it either is heavy in jumping or does not snap wings back into position even after mild exertion.
     
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  7. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hear that, call him the professor...LOL
     
  8. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    When we pulled a bullstag or cock off a walk where bugs and greens dominated the diet they were usually at what we though of as they optimal weight. If they had a acces to a lot of feed / grain they tended to be heavy. Wormy was obviously light. Walks were an impractical method for conditioning and taming.
     
  9. roosterhavoc

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    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    those are some good looking chicks
     

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