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Standard Varieties of Chickens:

White and Black Games


These two varieties differ only in color from the others of their class. The plumage of the White Game is a pure, spotless white; beak, shanks, and feet yellow; comb, wattles, and earlobes, red. The Black Game is a lustrous black in plumage; beak, shanks, and feet black; comb, wattles, and earlobes deep red.


FOR FURTHER READING...

Visit the Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science's Poultry Breeds pages. The Old English Game page contains further information about this breed's history. The images below come from the FeatherSite, "an on-line zoological garden of domestic poultry". The Modern Game and the Old English Game Bantam 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.

White Modern Game Bantam White OEG Bantam Cock

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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