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Anybody knows the breeds of these little chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by luludaxia, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. luludaxia

    luludaxia Chirping

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    I bought these little chickens for two months. They do not seem to be growing. They are just a little bigger than a quail. Anybody has any idea of what breeds are they?
     

  2. CatMom

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    I'm no expert, but to me they look like mixed-breed(?) bantams, especially if they are not growing. Looks to me as if the nearer one, the one with the much larger, red comb, is most likely a rooster/cockerel, while the other may be more likely to turn out as a hen/pullet. I wouldn't swear to it, but they could be Swedish Flower Hens... if there is a bantam division of those. Otherwise, I'm seeing a pretty pair of splash bantams, maybe bantam SFH's. Could they be Fayoumis Good luck with those two?
     
  3. chickcrack

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    They may be Old English Game Bantam (or OEGB) if you want to search on here for some pics. There's many colour variations in that breed. If that's what they are they are good little birds, go broody often and lay decent eggs for their size!
     
  4. chickcrack

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    PS agree with catmom the front one looks like a roo
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree too
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Mixed breed, for sure one cockerel, I can't see the other one well enough to tell.
     

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