Bantam help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HNB23, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. HNB23

    HNB23 Chirping

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    So these little cuties I was sure were japanese bantams are not :th... I can't seem to find a picture of any chick like these to even have an idea. Got them from a co-op in a mixed bantam assortment. Clean legs only 4 toes.
     

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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Are the legs yellow or white?
     
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  3. HNB23

    HNB23 Chirping

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    Yellow
     
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  4. HNB23

    HNB23 Chirping

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    The 2nd chick has legs that are very pale would that be considered white? The others are bright yellow like the 3rd picture.
     
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  5. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Why are you so sure they're not Japanese bantams? If they're not Japanese bantams then I would guess they're Old English game. The second bird could be a self blue OEG and the other two could be Wheaten OEG despite their yellow legs. The only other thing I can think of is Serama. Hopefully more folks will chime in with opinions.
     
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  6. HNB23

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    Bc they are upright, way more "fluff", and their wings have gotten way darker wings in that last week. They don't squat when they walk at all best way I can describe it.
     
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  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    To many breeds start out like these. Post pictures at around 6 weeks of age.
     
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  8. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    I'm no expert on Japanese bantams so you'd probably know better than me. I think Gray Farms is right-- probably best to wait a few weeks and try again, because anything said now would only be guesses and not accurate. I do think the second one is probably a self blue Old English game but the other two are more difficult.
     
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  9. HNB23

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    Thanks everyone I'll try again soon. Doesn't really matter what they are I still love them all:love
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Eight weeks of age for new photos is even better. Lovely chicks BTW
     

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