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Standard Varieties of Chickens:

Golden and Silver Duckwing Games


FIG. 34. - Silver Duckwing Game cockerel.

The Golden and Silver Duckwing Games are similar in markings, the only difference being that the Silver Duckwing cock (fig. 34) is white where the Golden Duckwing is golden or straw color. In both varieties the face, comb, wattles, and earlobes are red; the beak, horn; breast, tail, and thighs, black; shanks and feet, yellow. In the Golden the head of the cock is straw color; back, golden; wing bow, golden, the wing coverts forming a distinct black bar across the wing. The golden points are white in the Silver Duckwing.




FOR FURTHER READING...

The first image below comes from the Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science's Poultry Breeds pages. The second and third images are from the FeatherSite, "an on-line zoological garden of domestic poultry". The Old English Game page at Oklahoma and the Old English Game Bantams page at FeatherSite contain 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.


Silver Duckwing Game Silver Duckwing Game Blue-Silver Duckwing Game

Image Credits (from left to right): Copyright © 1996, Oklahoma State University Board of Regents; Courtesy of Katie; 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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