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Any idea at bantam breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by msheets, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. msheets

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  2. Twistedfeather

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    Where'd you get it? It's really hard to tell from what sources you have given. I would examine your bird does it have feather legs? Does it have a certain amount of toes? Did it possibly come from a mixed breed mating? Did it come from a hatchery? This is how breeds are normally discovered by process of elimination by special features. Also keep in mind it's so hard to tell at a young age.
     
  3. msheets

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    Clean legged, normal toes. Came from ideal poultry so it's just a "hatchery" quality pure bred. I know a lot of bantam breeds but not all as chicks, in hoping as unique looking it is that it'll be easier to tell
     
  4. Anira

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    Part of the problem is the uniqueness of the color/pattern. Chicks of the same breed and color variety could look completely different.

    Looks like it has a single comb? What color are the legs (pink, white, yellow, etc.)? Also looks like the wing feathers have started in, do you have a pic of the color/pattern on the feathers? I want to say the down color/pattern looks like it could be splash, but I could be wrong. Coming from Ideal, I would say it's probably an old english game.

    Did you order specific breeds, or an assortment? Was it added as an extra, maybe?

    I would really love to buy Ideal's breed "catalogs" (they refer to them as notebooks), but there are 3 of them and I think each one is $30. It would make identifying their chicks a lot easier, but I don't have that kind of money.
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

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    I vote Partridge Chantecler

    Whoops I missed that it is bantam

    Scratch that vote off the list.
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2015

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