Game chickens, help me identify color pattern

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by seedcorn, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My G'father had a flock of games. A guy use to give him a new rooster every year. The one of interest (my dad would not allow me to bring a young rooster home) looked like a BBred w/black neck feathers instead of red. That was almost 40 years ago, so memory a bit sketchy. I've never seen that color again. Anyone that raises OEG bantams know of anything like them?
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Sounds awesome, but I'm not sure of the color name. I'll give this post a bump, maybe someone will know.
     
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    could it be brownred? Try Ideals oegb online site they have all the colors and then some for sale with pictures(drawings)
     
  4. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bb reds are brown and black-ish h/o ill get a pic for you
     
  5. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    He is a pretty boy! [​IMG]
     
  7. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be a couple different color types. If it was solid black, could be a dark fowl like warhorse, sid taylor, black shuffler, etc. If it was black hackled (neck feathers) with a "brassy" back, then it could have been a brass backed albany, etc....it is hard to say since many of these names relate to families/strains of fowl, and gamefowl can come in about every color of the rainbow...ideal hatchery has quite the assortment of oeg bantams, might check them for a color reference...

    not a great pic, but you get the idea...
    brassy back...
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  8. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    warhorse, (all pics borrowed from friends to illustrate color description)...

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  9. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    So it was basically a black bird with red wing bars and red saddle? There are hundreds of colors of game chickens, Ideal has like 45, check there.
     

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