bantam breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bamachicks8, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. bamachicks8

    bamachicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Could someone please help me identify these bantams
    Also I'm not exactly sure how old they are or my black copper maran chick is but it also has wing feathers and tail feathers coming in, the bcm is a lot smaller than the other two could it be a bantam?
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2013
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    looks like they might be cochins
  3. angelcheex

    angelcheex Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2013
    Looks like they might be super cute! Haha! I agree about cochins. My blue cochin looked like them when she was a chick.
  4. MuddyBootsPA

    MuddyBootsPA Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 5, 2013
    Your darker chick looks just like the black bantam I have. I am trying to determine the breed too. The only difference is that mine doesn't have fuzz on his/her feeties :)

    I am thinking mine might be a mixed breed.

    Good luck. I'll be watching this thread to see if any answers sound like they could be for my little lady/gent too.
  5. bamachicks8

    bamachicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

  6. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2009
    Ft Collins, CO
    I agree with the above consensus about the feather-footed ones looking like Cochins. Maybe Black and partridge and if they are both the same age and they are both Cochins, the black is feathering out more slowly and that is an indicator of boy.

    As for the Marans. Is it the same age as the other two? I think that Bantam Marans are still project birds so it is unlikely that you have one unless these cuties came from a breeder. Cochins feather out really slowly compared to most other breeds I've had so it may be that they are just a bit older than the Marans. Is it possible that they are not bantams after all? Where did you get them from?
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2013
  7. bamachicks8

    bamachicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    The bantams came from a feed store the maran came from a dh's boss

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