Bantam chicks breed identification :P

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amberdean1014, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. amberdean1014

    amberdean1014 Hatching

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    Can anyone give me an idea of what type of bantam chicks these guys are? They are supposed to all be female. It was an impulse buy at the feed store lol Thanks!

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  2. Granny Hatchet

    Granny Hatchet Tastes like chicken

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    welcome to BYC, I dont know anyone that sexes bantams, its possible but very hard thing for the pros to do. Is the first one in your hand have black skin and 5 toes? the one with the white and black wing feathers coming on it looks to be a silver seabright. I dont know the others.
     
  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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    The first one looks like it has feathered feet. If so I think that one is a cochin.
     
  4. amberdean1014

    amberdean1014 Hatching

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    Yeah looking at the black one, it does have extra toes lol. :p
     
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  5. Troubadour05

    Troubadour05 In the Brooder

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    Might be a silkie if it has black skin, extra toes, and feathered feet. Though there are other feather-legged breed with extra toes... Houdans? i don't really remember.
     
  6. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    Since it does, its a silkie most likely.
     
  7. Troubadour05

    Troubadour05 In the Brooder

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    I also agree with Silver Sebright, and I'm going to guess Speckled Sussex for the chipmunk looking one. :]

    This is a Speckled Sussex chick I found on the internet..
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  8. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    Houdans have clean legs, I know salmon favorelles has feathered legs and extras toes, but their chicks are blonde.
     
  9. amberdean1014

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    Neat! Thank you! I'm excited! The possible silver seabright chick was the only one in the batch with that coloration and ran right up to me immediately. I grabbed the three that seems the more curious and friendly. I wish I had more room, I want to go get a few more lol.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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