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    Question What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    When it was legal....What are 3 breeds that a cocker must have for Gaff?

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    hatch,butchers,and greys are great gaff fowl

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Who has the best butchers in the states and greys?

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    hatch,grey, and roundhead i would say or clarets, any of these fowl would be good

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    I hear alot about Greys and Roundheads being the best choice for gaff. That''s what I'm going with. I have a trio of regular greys now, looking for a trio of Lacys.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    You must have a solid family of hatch first. You've got to have bottom and tenacity. Most people worry too much about cut. Don't get me wrong. I agree it must be their, but eventually your going to meet birds that are as accurate as you. You'll be happy you have some solid hatch to keep them going.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    yes get some lacys and a good family of hatch such as leiper,mclean,yl hatch,ect.. and keep the greys and then you will be good cuz u can breed str8 and cross and all of them should be good in gaff

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Murphy, Murphy, and Murphy

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    I am not a gaff man but would say hatch, grey and gulls

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Murphy, Grey and a solid Hatch family

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Seen a lot of blues win in the gaff.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Whitehackle, muff, toppy. My friend when legal used to fight in the gaff only and his breeds are Ruble, roundhead, and Ruble/roundhead.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    hatch whitehackle and some spanish blood

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Hatch, Claret, Greys they have it all!!!

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    I would have for long gaff

    GL Hatch, Claret and Allan RHs

    Another option would be Whitehackle, Claret and Allan RHs but only if I couldn't get a hatch line from Butch........

    Cheers

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    I think a lot of y'all are missing it almost any breed is good for the gaff. Before there was knife there was nothing but gaff in the US.

    What I would do is go to the yards of men that showed mostly gaff as they'd likely still have the game ones. But u can go almost any breed.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Any good breed can win int he gaff pure. I used to always show pure fowl in the gaff until the laws are what they are now. I more then held my own and made a lot of people shake their heads. I had some people ask me what the hell did I bring. LOL Good fowl in good health can compete in any weapon. If I had to choose 3 breeds man it would be tough. I would go with maybe blues, asils, and Murphys. Do not get me wrong everything on my yard compliments each other well. The thread is what 3 breeds. Hell I could take any 3 breeds on my yard and do well if laws was not what they are now.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    got to have that foot hold... HATCH...

    1.hatch
    2.white hackle
    3. roundhead/albany/grey/muff/another line of hatch...

    but mainly the hatch.. no true gaffer that i know doesn't have hatch somewhere.. i mean.. its hatch lol.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    I would have to say bar none a good honest family of hatch. From there you could go with a number of speed type fowl. Myself hatch/roundhead, hatch/brownreds,or hatch/muggs. Most all your hatch cross good with black blood. Seen alot of fights won back in the day with these crosses.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Law greys
    Hatch
    Lacy
    So many good GAME family's the 3 you choose is what suits you
    I like many different family's. The 3 I listed are the best I was able to get my hands on. Whitehackle,Claret, Kelso,Albany etc...

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Sweater mcgenis greys . Leapiers an old joe goodie greys

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Hatch, Regular Grey & Asils.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Hatch of course, Butcher, Kelso. or Claret. Hatch is the only ones to show pure for me.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    asil and what ever nicks with them, dont need a 3rd breed.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    a hatch line for power and gameness
    a kelso line for the speed
    a roundhead line for the cut
    a blend of these 3 lines will give you what your looking for....
    nameing 3 breeds is easy to do...but what are the traits they give their offspring and do they enhance the other bloodlines you use to cross them with ?

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    yeaa you know you got to have the hatch 1st off then you can get what follows lol

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    if you are going to fight gaff, focus on getting the hatch first. you want hatch that will fight blind, coupeled and rattled . i dont mean pecking or defending its self i mean attacking in these conditions. you need true gamness to win in the gaff. speed and cut familys are a dime a dozzen but a true dead game family are not so easy to find. just becouse it has green legs and is called a hatch does not mean its game so good luck!!! if it was legal thats what i would use.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    I was taught straight combs where always gamer, tougher and had more power in the dragg and I think thats something you need in the gaff.

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    1. Albany
    2. Hatch
    3. Grey

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    Re: What are 3 breeds that a cocker just have for Gaff?

    Quote Originally Posted by jcjfarms View Post
    I was taught straight combs where always gamer, tougher and had more power in the dragg and I think thats something you need in the gaff.

    this isn't me being rude or anything so please don't take it as me callin you out.. but some of the most gamest fowl are pea comb.. like the pea comb doc robinsons.. the more you hit them the madder they get and harder they fight...

    i was all wayss taught anything with pea comb means it has asil in it.... and as we know most asils are very dead game...

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