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Re: Old English Game

Post by paul birdman » 27 Sep 2016, 17:57

hi everybody i need some advice i got a 3 yearold pure silver duckwing cockeral he is molting for the winter but he completly changing colour he is losing his white saddle it is going grey his wings are going brown his chest is losing all his black feathers may be going cream the hackle has stayed the same i have not give it any colour feed i give all my birds the same does anybody know why this has happened

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Re: Old English Game

Post by organic chick » 30 Sep 2016, 14:23

he will probably revert to colour when the new feathers are fully grown
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Re: Old English Game

Post by paul birdman » 05 Oct 2016, 07:31

hi organic chick what do you mean he revert back he has completly changing colour from when he was a stag he was breed from the carlilse champion 2013 and the hen won the same year i d'not understand what you mean

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Re: Old English Game

Post by paul birdman » 25 Jul 2017, 12:59

the cockerel is started to moult again hope he go back to his original colour I've got 1 cockerel & 2 black splash hens about 14 month old they had 8 chick 2 pair are blue red duns, pure black hen, 2 white black splash 1 cock 1 hen, 1 stag could be a black red stag had to kill a white black splash stag feet was really bad

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Re: Old English Game

Post by paul birdman » 03 Dec 2017, 13:24

hi everybody what on earth is going on with old english game birds i bred this summer 3 blue reds 1 black red 1 blood red white pyle all with black or green legs silver duck wing with green legs a pure gypsy faced hen with black legs but cannot sell any what is the hell going on is it worth breeding next year

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Re: Old English Game

Post by kated » 03 Dec 2017, 14:12

My daughter has culled a lot of hers this year for the same reason. (Not OEGs)

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Re: Old English Game

Post by MamaOwl » 03 Dec 2017, 15:03

Really? But they are beautiful birds, especially the roosters!

Fashions must have changed?
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Re: Old English Game

Post by CP » 03 Dec 2017, 15:28

Too much interbreeding, perhaps?
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Re: Old English Game

Post by MamaOwl » 03 Dec 2017, 15:35

Oh... I miss the 'like' button.... A casualty of the upgrade.... hmmm
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