Puerto Rican Game Fowl

A Red Puerto Rican Game cock
Photo courtesy of Edwin Aponte

About 500 years ago game fowl were brought to Puerto Rico. Today's Puerto Rican Game is descended from English and Spanish Gamefowl. It is a slender bird, reaching around 4.5 lb. It was refined by breeders seeking cockerels with a fierceness to oponents, good mating disposition, good reproductive potential, and a gentle disposition with hens & people.

The hens generally go broody on 8-12 eggs. They are fiercely protective mothers.


Puerto Rican Game Links:

Heritage and Rare Poultry and Pure Puerto Rican Gamefowl

Here's a youtube movie on the history of cockfighting in France, Spain, the US, Puerto Rico, Bali and the Philippines


A Black PR Game cock
Photo courtesy of Edwin Aponte

A Brown Puerto Rican Game pullet
Photo courtesy of Edwin Aponte

A Chocolate cock
Photo courtesy of Edwin Aponte

A Crele PR Game cock
Photo courtesy of Edwin Aponte

Two more PR Game pullets, a Black Rumpless and a Dark Red Naked Neck
Photos courtesy of Edwin Aponte

Another Red, this time a cockerel
Photo courtesy of Edwin Aponte


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