Bantam Hen, possibly a Brahma? *UPDATED*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GatorChickenRanch, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. GatorChickenRanch

    GatorChickenRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys,
    I have a hen that i bought in a small feed store in starke, advertised as a Japanese bantam. I need some help figuring out possible breeds, as i'm pretty sure it's not a Jap. Any help would be appreciated.

    *UPDATE* Just found out that little Oreo is a columbian brahma [​IMG] . Thank you all for your help!

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  2. lowry075

    lowry075 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a brahma, she's only a month old but has way fewer black feather around her neck area. Maybe a mix?
     
  3. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my brahma. I dont know if yours having darker neck feathers is anything to do with anything.


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  4. gunnarmcc

    gunnarmcc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it seems to have relatively long foot feathers to be a brahma and the color is a silver laced of something maybe a silver laced cochin
     
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  5. brandoncakes

    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pea comb=brahma. Maybe a cross. Looks like a light brahma but with an abundance of silver lacing in the breast(light brahmas have white breast feathers I believe). Looks almost like a white version of a birchen cochin.
     
  6. GatorChickenRanch

    GatorChickenRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll probably have to wait until she's full grown to tell exactly what she is. That's why i so dislike feed stores. Oh, and could a Dark brahma be a possibility? just throwing it out there. -Jim
     
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  7. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    feathered feet, pea comb, and the head all scream brahma to me. Its top half looks like a dark brahma, its bottom half looks like a light brahma. My best guess is its a COLOR cross - light X Dark. I have seen them before and they can be pretty oddball colored.


    I think you got it right - Brahma - just a light and dark cross. [​IMG]
     
  8. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Brahma but a cockerel... Not a hen..
     
  9. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a brahma mix. It could be a color mix or a breed mix. I have no clue. Her feather shape and comb look like brahma. The color looks as if she's a breed mix. Is she laying eggs?
     
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  10. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    I think it's a brahma. I've never even owned brahmas myself and it looks just like one.
     

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