Gift Roo - OEB?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wisher1000, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    A friend gave me this roo (in avatar.) What can you tell me? That's my hand he's sitting on...he's little! I think he is an Old English Bantam but would like to have an approximate age. His spurs are really long.
     
  2. birdman123

    birdman123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes he is an old english game
    hes a bb red oeg to be exact
    and if his spurs are really long im gonna guess hes over 2 years
    at 1 yr old mine are just starting there spurs
     
  3. lothefarmer

    lothefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, he's a black breasted red oegb, he looks just like mine :)
    he's my avatar too! lol
    very cute
     
  4. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    Thanks for the info! He's really tame and good with his girls...I hate to hear he's old...how long do they live?
     
  5. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
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    Sure is a beautiful bird! Wish you had more pics of him to post.
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    You sure he's a BB Red? He sure looks Wheaten to me.
     
  7. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    I wouldn't worry if he's over two years, old english game bantams can live quite a long time. Mine generally make it over ten years, so you ought to have lots of years to look forward to with him. [​IMG]

    He's very pretty, congratulations! OEGBs make wonderful pets, they're just all-around great birds.
     
  8. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yep, I agree with you. Even poorly colored BBreds are darker than he.

    -Daniel
     

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