This bird has been around for over a century and was once known as the Yorkshire Pheasant, Copper Moss, Golden Pheasant or Old Fashioned Pheasant and is a rare breed now. English Pheasant chicks are strong and healthy but take a long time to mature. English Pheasant hens lay plenty of white eggs (around 160 – 200 eggs per year) and they tend go broody too. Skin Color: White. So if anyone had any pictures it would be really helpfull That it is a very old English breed is certain. It is an extremely hardy breed, tolerant of the cold and they can live for a long time. Too hot to ship, I would think. Use: Old English Games are strictly an ornamental fowl. Old English Game Large Fowl are the standard size counterpart of the Old English Game Bantams. It gained its present name in 1914 when it was classed as a light breed. This breed was given its name of Old English Pheasant Fowl about 1914, previous to which it had been called the Yorkshire Pheasant, Golden Pheasant and also the Old-fashioned Pheasant. Originally know as the Yorkshire Pheasant, and Old fashioned Pheasant, this is a rare breed. Despite being classed as a light breed they actually make a good utility bird and are ideal as a backyard or farmyard fowl. Old English Games are capable of considerable flight and may revert to a feral (wild) state in some areas. This breed of fowl is reputed to have been known since at least the 18th century. They … The Pheasant name comes from the spangled plumage of the female. This breed was given its name of Old English Pheasant Fowl about 1914, previous to which it had been called the Yorkshire Pheasant, Golden Pheasant and also the Old-fashioned Pheasant. About our Norfolk Grey Chickens Breed Origin: Norwich, England Uses: Dual Purpose Utility Weight: Large Fowl: Cock: 3.2 - 3.6 Kg.Hen: 2.25 - 2.7Kg Bantam: Cock: 900g Hen: 680g Egg Colour: light brown/Tinted Egg Quantity: 230 per Annum medium egg Breed … New here, and looking for pheasant chicks for sale in Central Texas. They are docile except at breeding time. Renamed around 1914. Re: Hatching eggs from eBay: Brakel, Old English Pheasant Fowl « Reply #2 on: May 24, 2009, 20:54 » The eggs are bids only, but from an eBay search of completed listings I'm expecting they won't go above £5 for 6 eggs. Characteristics. This very active flighty bird needs extensive free-range conditions, being a forager by nature. Old English Games are very hardy, extremely active and very noisy. That this it a very old English breed is certain. There are two color-varieties for the Old English Pheasant Fowl; the gold and the silver. Any advice, and thanks! Old English Pheasant Fowl. 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