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Who can identify the color of these Old English Game bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coko, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Coko

    Coko Just Hatched

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    [​IMG] Rooster A

    [​IMG] Rooster B

    During spring, I ordered OEGs from a hatchery with a wide variety of colors. I chose the following colors: Lemon Blue, Blue Brassy Back and Blue Golden Duckwing. I have identified one rooster as a Blue Quail (definitely not what I ordered, but he is gorgeous, none the less). Can anyone help me identifying the two roosters shown here? I think one may be a Brassy Back. What do you think?
     
  2. Coko

    Coko Just Hatched

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    The Blue Quail is not shown in these pictures, FYI.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that Rooster A is probably a Brassy Back Old English Game. But as for Rooster B, I honestly don't know. All I know is that he is not any of the varieties that you mentioned. What other varieties did the the hatchery offer?
     
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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    It looks like Brassy back and Red Pyle coloring.
     
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  6. Coko

    Coko Just Hatched

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    Thank you all! I think you are right. They are definitely not the colors I ordered, but they are great birds. I wanted a few spunky bantams with character, which they are, and that's all that really matters.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I just want to add another vote for the first one being Brassy Back and the second one being Red Pyle! You should have some very pretty, spunky little birds.
     
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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster B does look like a Red Pyle OEG.
     
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