Modern Game?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by starina, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. starina

    starina Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, Are there any Modern Game people here? I went to a poultry show yesterday and found myself fascinated by them. [​IMG]
     
  2. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, there are a few of us, but about as rare as hens teeth....moderns are a very interesting breed of bird....
     
  3. TomNY

    TomNY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LF in BBR and GDW. Tom
     
  4. starina

    starina Out Of The Brooder

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    I am interested in the bantams, I have not seen LF yet. Where do I look for additional info about the breed?
     
  5. starina

    starina Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm kicking this up a bit, hoping to get more input. I found the modern game bantam club site, some good photos there. I'm looking for more practical info; housing, hardiness, health issues, etc.
     
  6. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here ya go, might find what you are looking for on here.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=457388&p=1

    if you have any specific questions, there are some on here that are very knowledgeable. They dont really have any health issues to speak of, except for in the worst of winter they are very hardy. They will freeze legs and/or toes though due to having so much leg and hard feathering. Make sure they are OUT of the wind and you keep snow/ice out of their pens as much as possible. Keep their roosts dry, and where the wind cant get them adn they should be fine. They handle heat well as long as they have shade and plenty of water.
     
  7. starina

    starina Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I appreciate the link. I did a search, but must not have phrased it correctly, and did not find that thread. [​IMG]
     
  8. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ya, it is not an easy thread to find if you lose it
     
  9. kswaterfowl

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    We have largefowl Birchen, Black and one Brown Red and bantams in Birchen & Red Pyle. They belong to our son, but I love the breed! Facinated by them, and encourage his interest in them. I really like to see our large fowl male running around the yard, he's just so cool. Our largefowl are more on the project side, but we still show them and we've won several BB's and BV's. (There usually isn't much competition in their breed.) But we like them. Here is our large male (dubbed about a week prior in the picture) and one of his "blue" pullets from last year. (birchen colored, but blue refering to the legband)

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  10. Aschenfire

    Aschenfire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Bantam Modern Games...two blues (I think both are little cockerels), a lavender pullet, a splash pullet, splash cockerel and a little almost two week old silver (hopefully pullet). I love them! They are gorgeous and sweet. Nothing more elegant than these tiny birds. ^..^
     

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