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Standard Varieties of Chickens:

Birchen Games


Birchen Games are in color silvery white and black; head, hackle, back, and saddle of cock are silver white, with a narrow black stripe in center of each hackle and saddle feather; breast black, and things, black; shanks and feet, dark willow or black; comb, wattles, and earlobes, dark purple or black. The hen is black; except the hackle, which is silvery white, with a dark stripe down the center of each feather.


FOR FURTHER READING...

Visit the Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science's Poultry Breeds pages. The Modern Game page contains further information about this breed's history. The image below comes from the FeatherSite, "an on-line zoological garden of domestic poultry". The Modern Game page at FeatherSite contains further information about this breed's history and more images of these fowl. Clicking on each image takes you to the page specifically about that particular variety.

Birchen Modern Game Bantam Cockerel Birchen Modern Game Bantam Chick

Image Credits (from left to right): Courtesy of Barry Koffler; Courtesy of Barry Koffler

Please note: These links point to pages that are being served off of the Oklahoma State University's web server and off the cyborganic.net web server, which are not part of the Chickscope project. Because of this, the pages may be missing or corrupted, and control of this is generally out of the hands of the Chickscope development team.

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