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Old English Game Fowl ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Afghantzi, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Afghantzi

    Afghantzi Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got my shipment from McMurray's today.. I think it's kind of cool getting a "free rare/exotic chick".. But trying to guess what it is can be a pain.. It's especially difficult if it is a breed that I will have to keep seperate from a "civilized" flock.

    I think this is an Old English Game.. What do y'all think??

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  2. mistakingdeer

    mistakingdeer Out Of The Brooder

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    it looks to big to be a OEG. mine are a lot smaller and have darker feathering
     
  3. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you get a better pic or two, minus the hand?
     
  4. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks way too big for an OEGB...
     
  5. Afghantzi

    Afghantzi Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm having my SO send another pic that is more clear...

    Realize that is a girl's hand that is holding the chick.. I do agree that it's pretty big.. He's about the same size as the Cornish X's that it arrived with... The mask is pretty prominent as well as that marking on its crown.. So far, OEG's are the only chicks that I found with those markings..

    I'm trying to get her to send a pic of the markings on its back, which are also unique.. Brown with a white outline...
     
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Looks like it has a beard (the extra fuzz under it's beak) so I'm thinking it's an Easter Egger.
     
  7. Afghantzi

    Afghantzi Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some better pics. The mask isn't as prominant as I thought that it was...

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  8. smarsh2

    smarsh2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks too chunky to me, big round head, but i don't know what it is
     
  9. ChickasaurusRex

    ChickasaurusRex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are the feet greenish? If so it's an EE [​IMG]
     

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