My Animal Silver Duckwing Old English Game Fowl Name: Catherine Cook
WILD BACK YARDS CREEKS Habitat TOWN HOUSE BLOCKS ANY WHERE SOMEONE WILL FEED THEM
Predators DOMESTIC AND WILD CATS GOANNAS FOXES RATS SNAKES BIRDS OF PREY HUMANS QUOLLS CARNIVOURS DOMESTIC AND WILD DOGS
Prey GRASS CALCIUM BASED STONES OR SHELL GRIT HERBS BUGS FRUIT WORMS SEEDS GRASSHOPPERS GRAIN VEGETABLES
Adaptations • Chickens have adapted from: • Over ten thousand years ago Red Jungle Fowl • lived in the wild feeding off bugs, seeds, nuts, • fruits, worms and calcium based stones for • digestion and shell formation………to a • Domesticated breed of its own…….Old English Game chickens are one variety bred • from Red Jungle Fowl and used as a • Fighting fowl kept in small enclosures fed a man made diet and brutalised in cock • fights…….domestication created varied breeds of Old English Game fowls. • One such breed is the “Silver Duckwing” . • Domesticated fowls have varying sized enclosures or are free ranged, fed a supplementary grain, mash or pellets along with bugs, plants, grass and seeds.
Reference • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyC1USOdo5M&feature=player_embedded • http://www.cacklehatchery.com/oldenglishgamepage.html#silver • http://www.mypetchicken.com/chicken-breeds/Old-English-Game-B78.aspx • Curriculum Corporation. (2011). The Learning Federation. Retrieved 10/ 01/2012, from Education Services Australia: http://econtent.thelearningfederation.edu.au/ec/p/home • Ekarius, C. (2007). Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds. North Adams: Storey Publishing