Bantam Breed with Blue ears

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Featherland, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What bantam breed would have blue ears? I have a black bantam that is about 6 weeks old. It looked like a plain black chick kind of like an Australorpe when I got it.

    In the past week or so I noticed its ears were blue. It is the one chick I have not been able to identify yet. I got this chick in an Ideal bantam assortment.
     
  2. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first thought is Silkie! lol
    Silver Spangled Hamburgs can have a greenish blue-ish earlobe, I think?
    Have any pics?
     
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  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    clarmayfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie! Wait until it gets older...fabulous!
     
  5. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not a silkie. I have had silkies and that is what its earlobe reminds me of. It does not have 5 toes, black skin or silkie feathering.

    It is solid black with smooth feathers and clean black legs. It is the large black chick on the right.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=454552
     
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  7. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wondered about that but this chick is larger than the rest of the bantams. It is not as big as my standards of the same age though so it is definitely a bantam.
    I looked at the individual dutch bantam breeds at ideal and I didn't see black dutch bantams even though it appears they sell them in their assortment.
    Its neck seems long and it has long legs too.
     
  8. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Well, it might just be a disformation thingy mabob (Lol, I don't know the words) Or, it's a different breed than I know of... As you can see, my Polish has these blue earlobes, my other polish doesn't:
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    Yes, she actually does have these colored earlobes.. [​IMG]
     
  9. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Minorca, black Rose comb, black Andalusian, Dutch, White Faced black Spanish, and Leghorn are a few that I can think of off the top of my head that would have white (blue) ears. Oh, and I think some OEGBs have white ears too.
     
  10. CickenGirl

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    I got slikies for chrismas and they are 3 months old now and the can have black feathering, one more toe, blue ears, and black/dark bule skin i hope this helps.
     

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