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The Brown Red Gamefowl and Its Fighting Style

The Brown Red Gamefowl and Its Fighting Style

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There are several bloodlines of pure Brown Red gamefowl especially today that many local breeders are crossing with different modern breeds. The heritage breed of Brown Red games, however, traces its lineage to rural Alabama in the 1870s, where a local “cocker” imported a pure line of game fowl from Northern Ireland. Over the years he crossed these Irish birds into American gamefowl strains and produced what is now known as the Brown Red games. These beautiful, aggressive birds are slowly declining in number since cockfighting became illegal in all states when Louisiana banned the practice in 2008. Wingate Brown Red bloodline history Joe Wingate brought over from Northern Ireland a pure strain of chickens in 1870 into his Alabama farm. These birds were mostly brown-red in breast and feath...