"bantam" easter egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rich0790, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. rich0790

    rich0790 Out Of The Brooder

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    2 months ago we inherited this Easter egger from our neighbors. They won the chick at a spelling bee so they really didn't pay any attention to breed or anything. They had her for about 6 weeks. She just isn't[​IMG]
    growing so I'm starting to wonder if she is a bantam, any ideas about this? This is her next to a fairly large ring or watermelon.
     
  2. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EEs do come in bantam, but I see white ears and very little muffs (fluffy cheeks) so I'm thinking a mix with some brown leghorn. Does she lay eggs yet? and a profile shot might help too.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm almost thinking a Dutch Bantam mix, based of the blue legs, white earlobes, coloration, and single comb. Could you post a side profile of her?
     
  4. rich0790

    rich0790 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry it took so long to respond with a profile pift, we've had a week of sick kids. Here she is...[​IMG]
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  5. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is super cute, but looks more like a dutch bantam cross now that we can see her profile and size proportion. Bantam EEs usually have the muffs and beard just like their large cousins. She has a clean little face with single comb and white earlobes. Might have to just wait and see what color eggs she lays if you are sure she came from someone selling EEs. My money is on mostly dutch for this lady.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  7. rich0790

    rich0790 Out Of The Brooder

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    No eggs yet, at least none that I'very found. I can't keep her with my other hens because the peck her (she's already been scalped once by them) so she is completely free range. I haven'T figured out how to make her apart of the flock yet :(
     
  8. BantamLover21

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    Looks like a Light Brown Dutch Bantam to me, or possibly a LB Dutch cross. Cute little bird!
     

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