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Breed Facts

Status:
Critical

Use:
Ornamental

Egg Color:
White

Market Weight:
~ 5.5 lbs

Characteristics:
Not good in cold weather, needs plenty of exercise

Modern Game

Modern Game chickenA tightly feathered bird with long legs and neck, which give it a tall, slender appearance. The males of the Modern Games should have their combs and wattles removed to enhance their long, slim shape. The feathers of Modern Games should be short, hard and held very close to their bodies. They do not stand cold weather well because of their short feathers and need plenty of exercise to maintain muscle tone.

From: Chicken Breeds and Varieties (A2880), John L. Skinner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

 

 

 

 


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