The Bantam Old English chicks are one of the more popular breeds of show bantams in the United States. They have fun and active dispositions, and they require minimal space and feed. The Standard Old English Game Fowl are thought to be one of the oldest breeds of land fowl, and they are most known for their gameness.
The first of the Old English Bantam Chickens were admitted to the American Standard of Perfection and they currently represent the largest class of breeds represented at poultry shows. These are excellent and popular breeds to raise for show purposes; but all combs, ear lobes, and wattles must be Dubbed in order for them to qualify in a show.