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Game hens, what are they?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GotGame, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what these are, and what this color would be considered?
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  2. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    partridges i think
     
  3. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No, they are a game hen, just not sure what breed or strain, partridges look considerably different I believe.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Definitely not Partridge. I don't know what you call it in American Gamefowl, but they appear to be "Lemon Blue" (blue based brown-red) or just a cross of Blue and Duckwing.

    Nice heads!
     
  5. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a partridge
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    This is the partridge pattern
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  6. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have had lemon blues in a couple different breeds, I have never seen andalusian blue look like that, nor lemon like that....
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    No, I know, those are pretty uniformly "blue" and shiny, almost like a Self-Blue/Lavender, but the brown on the neck is too dark for that. . . So I'm still guessing either Duckwing x Blue or Blue Duckwing w/columbian, which, is rare in Gamefowl.
     
  8. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    fawn golden duckwing...??? kind of looks like my fawn silver duckwing OEGB...

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  9. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:don´t know but I´ll ask around...[​IMG]
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    [​IMG] Forgot about Fawn. (aka dun, khaki, whatever you want to call it)
     

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