bantam breeders! ! Need some advice

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chris383, Dec 25, 2015.

  1. Chris383

    Chris383 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys I am wondering if you know of a way to identify bantam chicks from ''regular'' chicks. I was sold 2 chicks as cochin/wyandotte chicks and was told they were full sized birds. They are now around 9 weeks old and they are roughly the same size as my 10 week old silkie chicks. Was I sold bantams?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Bantam chicks are about half the size of regular ones, there's bantam Wyandotte and cochins, so it's certainly possible. Time will tell.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on oldhenlikesdogs' post.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also agree.
     

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