Are these game?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OkapisRule, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. OkapisRule

    OkapisRule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these game chickens?
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    If they are, do game chickens lay good enough eggs?
     
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The beard on the last one and possibly the green legs on the first make me think Easter egger. Maybe a game EE cross. There are green legged games also.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They look like mixes to me. The green legged one with part EE. Maybe some Japanese Bantam too.
     
  4. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look all game to me, here is a nice green legged spangled cock

    http://www.maximustroypublications.com/TroianoFarms.html
    There are also muffed gamefowl, I see no other sign of any other blood in these birds.As far as Laying, I keep 20 or so mixed game hens to sit on my pheasant eggs, They actually lay as well as some of the heavy breeds
     
  5. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only one I am not sure of is the last one, the other 2 are a game cross, they are not APA OEG but most game birds are not. They are crosses, this occurred because of the main use of this breed.(past)

    Game hens usually will go broody , lay a medium to large white egg and are very good mommas.
     
  6. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one on the right looks just like a muffed OEG Roo I had for awhile. He was the sweetest thing!
     
  7. OkapisRule

    OkapisRule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the one on the bottom right only has the eye that's showing. .(
     
  8. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    They look at least mostly game to me. Leg color varies with variety in most breeds, and usually is not a distinguishing feature by the breed.
     
  9. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    American Gamefowl...

    a spangled hatch hen, muffed game stag(cockerel), wheaten hen....

    ....nice looking fowl, them american game hens are the best incubators you can buy......
     
  10. Vcomb

    Vcomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all three are American Games
     

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