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Bantam ID please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chiknlittl, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. chiknlittl

    chiknlittl Out Of The Brooder

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    So I'm 12 weeks into chickenhood and I'm not exactly sure what breed my little banty rooster is. Also I think I was misinformed that 2 of my hens were Aeracaunas bc they sure look like EES! Would love some feedback from the experts in here! Thanks!![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. chiknlittl

    chiknlittl Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is Ana ... EE or Aeracauna (or none of the above) [​IMG]
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your cute rooster looks like a game bird. And your pullet is an Easter egger. Myself, I like EE more than pure Ameraucana. They come in lots of different colors and each bird lays different color eggs. Pure Ameraucana are like any pure breed, all the hens look alike and lay the same color egg. I like variety [​IMG]
     
  4. chiknlittl

    chiknlittl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the quick reply. I have another EE that is more golden/brown. I'm glad they are Eggers. As to Banty, forgive my ignorance but is a game bird a variety? He is the calmest of my 8, has a beautiful morning call and just let's us pick him up any time!
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sorry, I think he's an Old English Game Bird, or OEGB for short.

    there are a few different varieties of game birds, OE and American and Modern are the main ones that come to mind. And each of those types has a myriad of colors and strains, it's hard for me to keep them all straight. So I just generically call them game birds [​IMG]. I'm sure the game bird folks read my replies and want to [​IMG]
     
  6. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks like an Old English Game Bantam, but then again he doesn't. The coloration is fine but the back is long, the tail is low, and stance is off. Perhaps hatchery quality or something? Or Silver Dutch?
     

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