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McLean Hatch Gamefowl Breed Profile

McLean Hatch Gamefowl Breed Profile

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McLean Hatch is one of the most popular gamecock not because of its winning record but because of its “do or die, no retreat-no surrender” behaviors. In short, of all of the gamefowl breeds and roosters, Mclean Hatches have the bigger balls and are willing to die than run away. McLean Hatch origin and profile The Hatch blood came from Sanford Hatch who blended, as the story goes, a Kearney Whitehackle with a Kearney Brown Red, mixing in other blood like the Herman Duryea Boston Roundheads, and Jim Thompson Mahoganies, among others, to come up with his signature Hatch fowl. From the Sandy Hatch stocks came Ted McLean’s version of Hatch that came both yellow and green-legged. Supposedly, these were the better Hatches that gave rise to the other variants of the McLean like Gilmore Hatch...