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The McLean Hatch Gamefowl and its Fighting Style

The McLean Hatch Gamefowl and its Fighting Style

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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, Mclean Hatches have the bigger balls and are willing to die than running away. 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, 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, Blueface Hatch, Jack Walton Hatch, Kentuck...