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Anyone know what breeds come in bantam assortment at tractor supply?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rooster brandon., Apr 15, 2011.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 6 bantams from tractor supply 3 feathered legs and 3 clean does anyone know what breed tractors supplys bantams are?I am dieing to know!
     
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    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you look at the sign they have on the bin, they give like 5 breeds that it could be. I know people have gotten brahama and fleur de luce bantams
     
  3. CowgirlPenny

    CowgirlPenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanted to get some as well. But after the listed breeds it said that other bantams may also be included. I wasn't sure if 'other' meant plain and ugly so I skipped them. LOL


    Congrats on your new chicks. [​IMG]
     
  4. smcjoj3

    smcjoj3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had just called TSC this evening to find out the same thing, what exactly "Assorted Bantams" meant & what breeds that included.....the young girl who answered the phone had absolutely no idea what I was even asking [​IMG] [​IMG] ...
     
  5. Bammy

    Bammy Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 3 D'uccles that turned out to be 2 girls and a boy. Also got 2 white silkies, a boy and a girl. The sixth chick died the next day and I don't know what it was.
     
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    Naughty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 3 out of a bin at Atwoods that said bantams and pullets - praying that the big ones I got are pullets lol
     
  7. lady feathers

    lady feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think some of them carry a bit more variety than ours does (we live in a bit more secluded area) but they seem to generally carry a variety of Old English Game (many of them are chipmunk colored), Silver Duckwings, Phoenix, Sebrights (Golden and Silver, Cochins (feather-footed), D'Uccle (dew-clay) in Mille Fleur and Porcelin colorings (also feather-footed), and the occasional solid black or solid white (not sure what these are maybe Japanese bantams or Dutch bantams), also alot of polish chicks at ours.... I haven't seen any silkies (feather-footed with black legs/skin) at ours but I know lots of people have found them at their own local TSC, and sometimes bantam varieties of some common standards like wyandottes (I think one of mine is a bantam wyandotte)! Good luck identifying them!
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    It depends on which hatchery your TSC is using. The local one here uses Privett. I hate the way they let people handle the chicks so won't buy any there-too much can go wrong with disease or internal injuries from kids dropping the poor things.
     
  9. crossgirl

    crossgirl Day Dream Believer

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    My TSC doesn't list what they might be. Just "bantams". I haven't seen any feathered legged varietys at all.
     
  10. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of the TSC in my area have put up cattle fencing and don't let customers touch them. It happened in 5 days time between when I bought first batch and second batch of chicks. I loved getting close to them but I was worried about my own kids squeezing them! The sales clerk told me it was a TSC company policy just changed that week. I bought 8 mixed bantam and was also very curios what they are, can't wait for them to show me! The staff had no idea.
     

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