So Are Asil/Aseel Chickens As Aggressive As I Hear?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by calista, May 11, 2010.

  1. calista

    calista Songster

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    A friend of a friend in California got some asil/aseel chicks and was told all sorts of dire things about how this breed is famous for chicks pecking each other to death, roosters fighting each other, and both hens AND roosters attacking humans.

    ??? Could someone who has some experience raising this breed set the record straight here? They must have SOME redeeming qualities. [​IMG]
     
  2. JSGamefowl

    JSGamefowl In the Brooder

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    Quote:some of that is true , the chicks will peck each other if penned to tightly to long , just like any other breed , the rooster will fight each other , and the hens will fight some other hens , just turn the hens loose with the chicks and you shouldnt have to worry bout any of that ,

    but they are very tame to humans , never had one try to fight me unless she had chicks , they are very clam if handled and are one of my favorite breeds ,

    also tell your friend to go ahead and sell all the other chickens he has to make room for the new asils he is going to want lol just kidding , but they are kind of addicting , you get one color then you want another lol [​IMG]
     
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  3. Redcatcher

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    May 7, 2010
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    Asils (as with all the other oriental gamefowl) are extremely smart and have a very keen awareness to what is going on around them, though they are not at all hyper. I have never known a single one to be aggressive towards humans. In fact they seem to enjoy being handled and are easily tamed. In India, they are treated like members of the family and will sleep with their handlers. They tend to dislike each other though and male chicks usually need to be seperated at a very young age. Hens generally get along well with each other if they have been raised together and are not crowded.
     
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  4. JSGamefowl

    JSGamefowl In the Brooder

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    Quote:what kind of chick is that in ur <<<< little pic?
     
  5. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Songster

    May 7, 2010
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    The chick is a Tuzo. Here is a larger pic.

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