???Bantam Easter Eggers??? ....worried

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Eureka Jennifer, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. Eureka Jennifer

    Eureka Jennifer Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eureka, California
    Do these really exist, I ordered 4 baby girls through my pet chicken pending their arrival the first week of June. I went to a heritage breed show the other day and was told that they dont exist.... is this true? I hope they exist because I dont have room for standard sized girls.


    someone please give me some good news...
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    yes they do exist ees are "mutts" technically so yes you can have bantam green/blue egg layers. [​IMG] I had one she was a cutie pie! [​IMG]

    edited to add theres also bantam ameraucanas
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2009
  3. Old Rando

    Old Rando Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    Southern Indiana
    Hatcheries have bantam Easter Eggers but they are not called Easter Eggers they are sold as either bantam Ameraucanas or bantam Araucanas. If they are coming from a hatchery they are EEs. Just like large fowl, chicks are bred for fertility and numbers not to any specific breed standard.

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