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What breeds are white patterned gold duckwings?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hallerlake, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. hallerlake

    hallerlake Songster

    May 30, 2010
    And where would I find them? Thank you.

  2. I don't know about specifically Gold, but White pattern red duckwing is actually called Red Pyle. They are found in OEG, OEGB, Modern Game, and AGB.
  3. Oh, and Dutch and Antwerp bantams, as well as Rosecombs, but these are rare.
  4. Most hatcheries have Red Pyle Old English bantams -- they're pretty common.
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

    Jul 16, 2009
    that´s true. Red Pyle Old English Game are red enhanced, but a Pyle Dutch bantams are plain old gold duckwing(no red enhancers found on them, they are as close to Red Jungle Fowl as they get)ç

    here is the difference in tone of pheomelanin(gold/red feather color)

    Black Breasted Red OEG vs Dutch Bantam rooster
  6. Yeah, You and I seem to be some of the few people who understand the difference....

    You'd be suprised how many people think BBRed is Wildtype! Wildtype! They obviously never seen a real wildtype before. I always found it really odd when people would consider them the same. I didn't know that WP Gold was just called Pyle. I don't think I've ever heard or seen a bird called just Pyle. I've probaby seen a Pyle bird, though and didn't notice it was gold.
  7. It's the same with the 'NHR' ('New Hampshire Red'). It's an incorrect term, because not only is Red not part of the breed name, but there is not a smitch of Red in them. Correctly, if you had to end their name with a color, they would be called New Hampshire Buffs.

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