It is an extremely hardy breed, tolerant of the cold and they can live for a long time. Despite being classed as a light breed they actually make a good utility bird and are ideal as a backyard or farmyard fowl. Birds are occasionally available for sale to good homes and eggs for eating are available all year round. There are two color-varieties for the Old English Pheasant Fowl; the gold and the silver. New here, and looking for pheasant chicks for sale in Central Texas. 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. Hi, I was wondering if anyone on here had any Old English Pheasant Fowl or knew anything about them, i have seen some eggs listed for sale on ebay and really like them and the cockerels comb is gorgous, but i can't find and pictures of the females and get the feeling that they are quite plain. Old English Game Large Fowl are the standard size counterpart of the Old English Game Bantams. 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. Any advice, and thanks! Skin Color: White. That this it a very old English breed is certain. The Pheasant name comes from the spangled plumage of the female. 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. The Old English Pheasant Fowl is an excellent all-rounder, a good layer of white eggs and the male has a meaty breast. Too hot to ship, I would think. Originally know as the Yorkshire Pheasant, and Old fashioned Pheasant, this is a rare breed. Old English Games are very hardy, extremely active and very noisy. This very active flighty bird needs extensive free-range conditions, being a forager by nature. Renamed around 1914. They … Old English Pheasant Fowl. Use: Old English Games are strictly an ornamental fowl. 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. It gained its present name in 1914 when it was classed as a light breed. 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 … Characteristics. They are docile except at breeding time. That it is a very old English breed is certain. Old English Games are capable of considerable flight and may revert to a feral (wild) state in some areas. English Pheasant chicks are strong and healthy but take a long time to mature. 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