Standard Old English Games

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by OSUman, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    Hi I was wondering if anybody had OEGs. I am interested in thes breed and I would love too see pictures of your birds if you have them.
     
  2. Chris09

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  3. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    Quote:Are you wanting them to show?

    If you just like the look of them and don't plan to show them you can try Cackle Hatchery..

    http://www.cacklehatchery.com/oldenglishgamepage.html

    Chris

    Yea I am wanting them to show. I thought the show that I went to today was a OEG meet but there weren't any OEG there.
     
  4. Chief

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    There are quite a few breeders of Standard games around. Cackle does have a good variety of them available. Be careful that what you buy actually fit the "standard of perfection" for the breed you choose. Typically hatchery birds fall a little short one way or another. Most standard gemes breeds here in the US. fall more into the American Games category and have the wrong leg color to go with the body color in terms of the APA standard for OEG. Not to mention the differences in conformation.
    Maybe some others will chime in and give you some info on finding Standard OEG shows. I have not seen any good turn outs in the last few years at shows. Usually a lot of Bantam's and Modern Game.
    I actually seen more standard oriental game breeds at shows than OEG. Have you ever considered Asil or Shamo's?
    Good luck in your search.
     
  5. Dead Rabbit

    Dead Rabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have old english game bantams:

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  6. Dead Rabbit

    Dead Rabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and standard american game fowl.

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  7. Dead Rabbit

    Dead Rabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the ameican games originated from english and irish fowl. some of the modern american fowl, has had oriental added. hense the pea comb. thats an oriental trait.

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    rooster had not been dubbed at picture taking time. it shows the pcomb. or oriental influence in the family line. from yrs or decades back
     
  8. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are absolutely beautiful.. i noticed the tether on their legs.. aren't you afraid a hawk or preditor will come and take them and they can't get away?
     
  9. Dead Rabbit

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    you have to keep the roosters seperated. at 6 months of age they want to fight. tie cords are the best method of containment. gives them plenty of exercise, yet keeps them seperated. the bantams will live together in peaceful harmony.
     
  10. Dead Rabbit

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    a hawk wont tackle fowl this big, and i have a Great Pyraneesse that keeps everything alive. plus i have a fence around everything now.
     

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