Old English Pheasant Fowl


Old English Pheasant Fowl

Old English Pheasant Fowl

Old English Pheasant Fowl

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Breed Club Secretary

Rare Poultry Society
Richard Billson
Alexandra Cottage, 8 St Thomas’s Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire,
LE8 OEG
UK

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History

Originally know as the Yorkshire Pheasant, and Old fashioned Pheasant, this is a rare breed. Renamed around 1914. Despite being classed as a light breed they actually make a good utility bird and are ideal as a backyard or farmyard fowl.

Characteristics

They are very hardy and frequently take to roosting in trees. Available in Gold or Silver with a bantam occasionally seen.

Breed Tips

Catching them is often almost an Olympic Sport . . . landing nets at night work best!

Purpose

Egg layer

Classification

Light / Rare

Origin

Great Britain

Egg Color

White

Egg Numbers

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