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Any ideas on what kind of chickens these are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ckemn, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. ckemn

    ckemn New Egg

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    I would like to know if anyone can help me identify the types of chickens I have here. I was told they are bantams......?

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    Also, can you tell if the black one is a hen or a rooster?

    Thanks so much for the help! [​IMG]

    J. Burns
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    The last one is a White Black Tailed Japanese Bantam.

    The black one looks like a hen.

    The first one might be a mix. Maybe a Mille Fleur x Old English bantam.
     
  3. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    First of all... WELCOME to BYC!! I an fairly new to this myself and do not trust my own judgment on identifying. Trust me though, this forum is full of knowledge and someone will be able to help you soon.
     
  4. skyfires

    skyfires Trying to hide

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    [​IMG] I'm not a good judge yet either,,,hang in there,,,someone will see you and come through,,,, [​IMG]
     
  5. KristaChickenWhisperer

    KristaChickenWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd have to agree about the first one being crossed, it definitely does look like it has some old English in it. And that is a hen.

    And the 2nd one REALLY looks like a black Japanese hen, and the last one is a black tailed white Japanese rooster...I am envious! I have always wanted one! The black tailed whites soooo pretty!

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  6. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    first, Looks like a Mille fleur Old english game bantam Hen. (thats a actual Variety now.. Believe it or not. Loads of em), second. Black Japanese. or has Japenese somewhere in her (hence.. High tail). Last.. black tailed white japenese.

    Now. About the OEGB hen. her color looks like she may have some other Variety, or Breed in her since- The colors wrong if shes pure OEGB. Mille fleur OEGBs should look more like Ginger reds with white specks, (i think they were developed by crossing a Spangle with a ginger red. but i dont know lol )

    So -whatever she is. Shes pretty,

    -Daniel
     
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  7. ckemn

    ckemn New Egg

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    Well it sounds like I have a pretty neat group. Thanks so much for the help! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    J. Burns
     

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