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Allen Roundhead Gamefowl History

Allen Roundhead Gamefowl History

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Have you ever heard of the Allen Roundhead gamefowl? This bloodline may not be so popular compared to its heydays but still a highly-sought after bloodline due to its credibility. History of the Allen Roundhead In Mississippi, Will Allen acquired a Boston Roundhead gamecock from Dr. Fred Saunders and crossed him with hens that were a blend of Redquill and Grist Grady. Gradys are believed to have been developed by Col Grist of Georgia through a succession of battle crosses. Among the breeds included were Claiborne, Shawl neck (Southern USA Whitehackles), and Warhorse, along with a touch of Spanish blue stock. It would appear that the Boston cock had very strong pea comb genes to pass that characteristic on to subsequent generations after 100 years or so since all these breeds have straight...