Pit Game

Pit Game, Male

Pit Game

As its name suggests, the Pit Game is a descendant of the English fighting bird that was often used in cock-fighting which is now illegal in many countries, including Australia. The modern Pit Game bird is a descendant of the Old English Game, Aseel, Malay and possibly the Sumatra Game. Due to the nature of the sport which these birds were bred to compete in, the modern variety combines the best of both abilities to fight on the ground and in the air. The Pit Game is now used mainly for ornamental purposes and due to its heritage, is not a great egg layer.


Hard feather-light or heavy


Black & tall


Cock 2.3 – 3.8 kg
Hen 1.8 – 2.7 kg


Bantam variety of Pit Game 

Rooster 1.3kg
Hen 1.1kg


Egg Colour


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