Black Breasted Red Standard Old English

Hatching on March 17, 2021

Order now for estimated delivery by March 20, 2021.

As low as: $9.50

Black Breasted Red Standard Old English – Sold as Baby Chicks Only – No Sexing Available
       Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
                                Total of 3 birds to ship       
Seasonal/Shipped Early Feb thru Mid August.

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Description

The Black Breasted Red Standard Old English is a beautiful bird for showing as well as an alert and hardy breed to keep in your backyard flock. This breed is most well-recognized by its striking appearance, from its bright red head, its namesake glossy black breast feathers and its impressive tail feathers and pearl-white legs. Cackle Hatchery® also supplies this breed in a miniature form, for owners with smaller yards. These chickens will evade predators better than other breeds, and they are also broody hens that make it easy to raise more of these beautiful chickens.

NOTE: The Old English is photographed with a comb, ear lobes, and wattles dubbed (cut off). Entering a poultry show with non-dubbed males of the Old English breed is a disqualification. You can check your local or state poultry association/clubs for upcoming shows and check out your state fair poultry show dates. You would compete for ribbons with other breeds that are listed in the class “All other Standard Breeds.”

Many people who like this breed of chicken also like the miniature version of the breed (bantam), the Black Breasted Red Old English Game Bantam Chicken

Also may like Standard Old English Surplus.

1 review for Black Breasted Red Standard Old English

  1. LD, Idaho April 2013

    Thanks!

    So happy to see these birds on your website, I’ll be ordering some in a couple weeks. One very happy customer.

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Breed Facts

  • Poultry Show Class: Other Standard Breed – Game
  • Weights – Hen ——- 4 lbs             Rooster——5 lbs
    Pullet——-3 1/2 lbs       Cockerel—–4 lbs
  • Purpose – Egg Laying; Exhibition
  • Egg Shell Color – Cream or Tinted
  • Egg Production – poor – 120 eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Small-Medium
  • Temperament: Active/Flighty
  • Fertility Percentage: 40-55%
  • Broody: Setters
  • Country of Origin – Europe
  • Mating Ratio: 6 Females to 1 Male
  • Roost Height: 4+ feet
  • APA: Yes, Recognized by the American Standard of Perfection
  • ALBC: Yes, Threatened Status. Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed
  • BREEDER FARM SOURCE: “Cackle Hatchery®  Poultry Breeding Farm” developing our bloodline or strain of Old English Game Standard Chicken since 1974.

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