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Banny Hen, What Variety?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SangaChicken, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. SangaChicken

    SangaChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the strangest little chicken. She is ultra tiny, though laying already so mature. When I go in the coop she hops up on my leg and stares me straight in the eyes. She likes to pick at my hair, and taste my nail polish/shoes/fuzz off my coat. She loves to be pet, and never runs from me, but she'll bump chests with the bigger hens and tells them what to do. She came from a purebred breeder who also does a lot of hatchery ordering/rare/unusual and normal breeds. She is about 1/2 the size of my other chickens. Any ideas?

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  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Probably Old English Game. Maybe someone else will know for sure.
     
  3. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Looks like a mix between an Old english and a Black tailed buff jap.
     
  4. FFAMom

    FFAMom Out Of The Brooder

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    She looks a lot like my daughters banty hen Baby, but I don't know what variety Baby is exactly.

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  5. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Could be a serama, they are tiny, come in any and all color combo's and can be super friendly. [​IMG]
     
  6. SangaChicken

    SangaChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She DOES look just like Baby! Wow!

    Someone here suggested Nankin also, is that possible?
     
  7. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
    That is not a serama. Unless it is crossbred. I know seramas aren't an actual breed, but they can still be crossbred.
    P.S.SangaChicken: A bantam is referring to a type of chicken. A variety is a type within the breed. I think you mean breed [​IMG]
     
  8. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Pretty sure both your girls are Ginger Red Old English game bantams
     
  9. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Georgia
    Those look like Buff Black Tail Old English to me
     
  10. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    here is my wheaton OEG banty next to a silver sebright. Alot of the oeg hens look alike

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