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Wimpy Madagascars

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Redcatcher, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
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    I've got a six month old stag and pullet free ranging in my garden that are allowing themselves to be chased off by an Ameraucana rooster. He shows up in the garden after being chased off by his own flock. He's at the very bottom of the pecking order, yet the Madagascar games won't even try to defend themselves. While I'm glad they aren't real aggressive to my other birds, they don't seem to have any pride at all.
     
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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Interesting, you'd think they would have some pride. . . . Is this an only case or do you find it with all of your Madagascars?


    Also, you HAVE to show pics. [​IMG] Big time fan of the breed.
     
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  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A pic would be cool!! It's a new breed to me and I love to learn anything poultry!!
     
  4. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok just googled them and hard to imagine them running from your Roo!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    Here they are. The stag weighs about 9 lbs and is solid muscle. There wouldn't be any contest. I don't get it. I've only had hens previously and one crippled stag that I kept isolated.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really interesting birds!! Thank you for the photo.
     

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