Bruges Game Fowl

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The basics:
For many centuries game fowl were bred and fought in North France and Flanders. The Bruges game is thought to have been created then, and is considered the oldest of all the Belgium game fowl breeds. It’s earliest documentation was in 1858, and the first standard was created in 1908. Today, the Bruges chicken is very rare with breeders spread through Belgium, Holland, and Germany.

Types: Bantam, Largefowl
Varieties (Pea Comb): Black, Brown Red, Blue, Blue Birchen, Blue Yellow Birchen, Blue Golden Duckwing, Birchen, Silver Duckwing, Yellow Birchen, White
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Weight: Largefowl 10 - 15 lbs
Personality: Easily tamed and human friendly. Hens and roosters are aggressive amongst other fowl, and must often be separated.
Broody: No
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Large

What else you should know:
Many gamefowl require higher protein diets. Ask your breeder, what types of feed they recommend for your Brugus gamefowl.

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