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What is your favorite oriental?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ninjascrub69, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im going to order some oriental breeds and have done alot of research on them, and now i want your opinion. So what oriental breed do you like the most?
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say my favorite's are probably the Shamo and Asil.. If you are talking about gamefowl.

    -Daniel
     
  3. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good question. I`ve had Shamo, Brazilian, and Asil, but my favorite has always been Asil. I have the Reza type, which means they are unde 6 1/2 lbs. Firey little birds that are easy to handle, and have a calm appearance, yet have that "attitude" and firey disposition that I admire in gamefowl. They are probably the hardest to raise of all gamefowl as the chicks sometimes engage in mortal combat before they are fully feathered. Broken wings, legs, and necks often happen at a young age and when you least expect it, like when you go to town for a quick trip. Pound for pound, they are stronger than any fowl. Buy some from a breeder rather than a hatchery and you can inspect the parents, or at least get a somewhat knowledgeable opinion on the fowl. In any event, be sure to build as many pens as you determine the number of stags as they will not play well with others. Good luck.........Pop
     
  4. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, here's what i've decided on so far, Shamo's (have wanted them since i was little) , aseel's, and Saipan jungle fowl (also wanted them since i was little). anyone else?
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    That about covers the good ones to me, china games are nice, but mean as can be from what I've heard
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Always liked the look of the Ga Tre and the Brazilian.

    Chris
     
  7. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Really gamey, but usually gentle like other game fowl towards people from what another breeder told me. Toni-Maries website information is misinterpreted a lot I believe, the meanness she speaks of is gameness. Not manfighters.

    -Daniel
     
  8. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm fond of Malays. In fact I'd love to sell you some. [​IMG]
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:[​IMG]

    Chris
     
  10. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Really gamey, but usually gentle like other game fowl towards people from what another breeder told me. Toni-Maries website information is misinterpreted a lot I believe, the meanness she speaks of is gameness. Not manfighters.

    -Daniel

    I talk to Toni-Marie all the time not her website, that's what I ment though evil towards other birds, they will pop you too though on occation.
    I got 12 eggs from her this spring from her chinas
     

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