OEG Breed informations ;
Old English Game chicken is a British native chicken breed that was originally bred for cockfighting. Cockfighting was declared illegal in the country in 1849.
Two different breeds are recognized by the Poultry Club of Great Britain:
- Carlisle Old English Game
- Oxford Old English Game.
Carlisle has different qualities, such as being heavier than Oxford, having a larger chest and a horizontal back.
- Rooster: 2.50 – 2.55 kg
- Hen: 1.80 – 2.25 kg
- Rooster: 1.80 – 2.50 kg
- Hen: 0.90-1.36 kg
Carlisle Old English Game
Oxford old english game
Also known by the names : Altenglische Kämpfer, Combattant Anglais Ancien, Combattente Inglese Antico, Oud-Engels Vechthoen, Gamle Engelske Kamphøns, Bojowiec Staroangielski, Staroanglická Bojovníčka, Staroanglické Bojovnice, Óangol Harcos, Staroangliyski Borets
There is also the Old English Game Bantam