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Bantam and standards

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by scrapmom5, May 25, 2008.

  1. scrapmom5

    scrapmom5 Songster

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    I have purchased several chicks and now that many are getting older...how do you know if it is a bantam or if it is a standard. People have said that I had a cute banty, while others have said it is a standard. How can you tell? My oldest are 10 weeks. My littlest are a few days. Their breeds are Orpingtons, Brahmas, Cochins, Ameraucanas, Wyandotte, Barred Rock, and Austrolope. (I don't know if that makes a difference)
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Most bantams breeds are only half the size of their standard size counterparts.

    Jody
     

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