Are these bantam minorcas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sillygrilla, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. sillygrilla

    sillygrilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chiropractor offered me his 5 "black chanteclers ". I didn't know there were black chanteclers but I want that breed so I said yes. When he brought them over a few nights ago, I realized they aren't chanteclers. Very small, white earlobes, and a couple have really big combs. I think they might be bantam minorcas. Am I right? That white egg is a regular sized plastic egg. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2016
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't think Mincoras come in bantam. I'm gonna go with black Dutch bantams, and see what the bantam folks say.
     
  3. sillygrilla

    sillygrilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked at some pictures of black dutch, and I think you may be right. Thanks!
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  5. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    they do just not normally in america. There many bantam breeds out there that the Us doesn't have :D
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They're probably Black Dutch bantams, like donrae said.
     
  8. sillygrilla

    sillygrilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone! I've found them to be very sweet birds. Even though they aren't what I expected, I'm glad to have them.
     
  9. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with @donrae
     
  10. Jorlyn

    Jorlyn New Egg

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    I also have a bird that I am suspecting may be a bantam Minorca..
    Let me explain; I got her as a baby chick from a petting farm that has exotic animals as well as farm animals. Most of their chickens are rare/specialty breeds. I called a few weeks ago asking what this pullet could be & she said it was some Spanish breed she couldn't remember, she had ordered them a few years back from a breeder outside the US. I'm new here & would love some feedback. I will post a picture as well.
     

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