In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Birds affected by this disease are fowls, bantams, turkeys, geese, ducks, pheasants, guinea fowl and other wild and captive birds, including ratites such as ostriches, emus and rhea.
- As well as individual success for the Ancona, Mr Addison's birds also won a string of prizes at the Staffordshire show in classes for Old English Game bantams, pullets and Weaten hens.
- To his credit, Higgins is an exception, standing up like a bantam fighting cock when he feels inspired.
- When there was no one else to spar with, he and his brother Johnny, who's now 16, would flail at each other like mad bantams.
- ‘It's an achievement to win something like this,’ said East Londoner Alan Volker whose Old English Game bantam won the best bantam on show.
- The £7.99 book was inspired by the dozen bantams and sole chicken, Val, that she keeps in the back garden.
- In the poultry tent bantams strutted their stuff as proudly as any cocksure pop star, while there was sheep-like following for anyone careless enough to leave a pen hurdle unclosed.
- And if you know me, I couldn't get ordinary bantams, I had to get pedigree ones.
- He prowled, then pounced - ballet technique in high gear - like a prize bantam; she shimmied - midriff bare, legs striking out from her flaming outfit - to dish out a hot-pepper attitude.
- Farming at ‘Cartron’ in my day had become more of a hobby - free-range hens and bantams clucked and pecked around the open ‘plot’ area, supplying quality eggs daily.
- A True Bantam is a breed of bantam that does not have a large fowl equivalent and the Rosecomb is an English breed dating back well over a hundred years.
- The bantams have been giving me strange looks recently, and a small robin is trying to nest in our bedroom (totally ignored by the cat).
- I always despised dolls; we were outdoor children and puppies, bantams, guinea-pigs and, of course, ponies, were so much more interesting.
- He's a prize-winning breeder of poultry and waterfowl and started breeding bantams and poultry when he was seven.
- All species of poultry - large fowl, bantams, waterfowl and turkeys - are kept by thousands of people as pets or simply because they have the space and like to see them around.
- Out back were the Vietnamese pheasants and bantams that Kilroy-Silk breeds.
- I had not tasted a real ‘home-grown’ egg till I befriended a wholesome farming woman, whose Rhode Islands and Sussex bantams run freely around the adjoining fields.
- There is an abundance of native birds living alongside badgers, deer and the marauding foxes which cleared out the bantams of a previous tenant.
- ‘I have enjoyed my job, but it will be nice having more time to carry out my hobbies,’ said Eric, a keen gardener and breeder of more than 30 varieties of bantams.
- It is a posse of bantams come to check out whether or not that strange smell means that we are about to eat ‘Mother’.
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