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Game Fowl combs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cheyfrie26, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone came and gave me a game rooster. It looks exactly like one except its comb. It has a walnut comb. Is that normal in this breed?
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    There are a number of breeds of game birds, and yes, some have rose or walnut or pea combs. Depends on the specific breed.
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:the Term "Game Fowl" is a generic name for all types of Game like birds, Old English Game, American Game, australian Game, a "Game" Bird can have any type of comb, Old English Games can only have single combs..
     
  4. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it could have been dubbed "cut off " game roos are supposed to be dubbed for showing
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    If it has a walnut comb, it was not dubbed. However, tehre is the possibility thta it is being compared to birds with dubbed combs.
     
  6. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Sonoran I am trying to PM you about SQ Barred Silkies and I can't, seems like your inbox is full..
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Actually that ONLY is for Modern and Old English Gamefowl. [​IMG] Orientals like Shamos, Asils, Malays, - Don't need dubbing. Americans aren't APA recognized so you don't often see them in shows but they are showable to their own organization, in which I don't always see dubbed birds.
     
  8. Gresh

    Gresh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might have been given a Kraienkoppe. They have gamefowl ancestry but are not technically game because roosters can live in harmony with each other. They have walnut combs as you described.
     
  9. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Actually that ONLY is for Modern and Old English Gamefowl. [​IMG] Orientals like Shamos, Asils, Malays, - Don't need dubbing. Americans aren't APA recognized so you don't often see them in shows but they are showable to their own organization, in which I don't always see dubbed birds.

    really! cause the judge disqualified my shamo one year cause it wasnt dubbed! now im just mad!!!!!
     
  10. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Orientals like Shamos, Asils, Malays, - Don't need dubbing.

    they do if they "Game" them, some people do it to have the feeling of a "Real" Game Stag.
     

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