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Are These Japanese Bantam Chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Buddyfarm11, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. Buddyfarm11

    Buddyfarm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Have two Pair of What I've Been Told are Japanese Bantams But I Looked Up What They look like and they don't look nothing like the Japanese Bantams the roosters comb looks more different then a Japanese Chicken
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    But He Has All The Coloring Of a Grey Japanese Bantam Rooster Here's a Picture Of a Grey Japanese Bantam
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    and Here's a Picture of My Rooster
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    See The Comb Looks More Crooked Than The Japanese Bantam

    and Here's Some Pictures of The hens
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    So Are They Japanese Bantams or What Breed are they
     
  2. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unwell chickens sometime have a droopy comb but those look like more of a defect in breeding. It is hard to tell in those pictures. Do you have any pictures of the entire body? Standing would be even better.
     
  3. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a pet quality Japanese rooster that is of the same coloring. You can check him out in my profile pics.
     
  4. Buddyfarm11

    Buddyfarm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's Some Pictures
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  5. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. They look more like Old English Game Bantams.
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    They look like hatchery quality Japs.

    Chris
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    they look more like a serma do me with those white ear lobes
     
  8. savvy1

    savvy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    They could be one of 2 things. From the pictures you sent the spires are short and th e tipsters wouldn't have all there colouring yet. But could also be a serama from the way he stands but my Japanese rooster stands really tall to. I'm not sure about the hen. If it's a grey close around her neck I would say she's Japanese. Hope that helps:)
     
  9. Either way they're hatchery / pet quality.
    Their legs look to be short, so OEGB is off the table. Heck, got any OEGB for size comparison? If not just a idea :)
    They're pretty. They look to be japs, but poor breeding.
    If you breed them and get the fatal leg gene (not sure how that works...) then japs for sure, not leg gene then Seremas.
     

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