bantam breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by lilly6849, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. lilly6849

    lilly6849 Out Of The Brooder

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    I want to get a bantam breed chicken but im not sure what to get.Im looking for a beautiful breed thats clean legged,docile and easy to train.
     
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  3. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My fav HAS to be EEs. So much personality, gorgeous, and fun eggs.


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  4. lilly6849

    lilly6849 Out Of The Brooder

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    What are EEs?
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    EEs are Easter Eggers, called so because they most often lay green or bluish eggs, occasionally pink or brown. I don't know of a hatchery that sells them bantam sized. (Hatcheries sell them as Ameraucanas and all its misspellings, but they are not true Ameraucanas. Those you can only get from a reliable breeder.)
     
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  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Dutch bantam. Small, lay eggs pretty well for a banty, come in lots of different colors.... or maybe columbian bantam, though they are bigger than dutch.
     
  7. Zinnia-Hen

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    I'd go with Modern Game bantams. Mine are really sweet and easy to tame for shows, and they usually come right up to me. Here's my little old man, Napoleon, and his ladies, Paprika & Minnie:

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  8. Harli50

    Harli50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would second self blue OEGB but mine looks like this
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    he looks awfull in these last two picks. got picked on by a buff brahma roo all better now :D need to get more recent pics...
     
  9. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost every big hatchery sells the bantam EE. Mine are from Ideal.
     
  10. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    SILKIE!!!! Except they're not clean legged
     

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