Bantam Jersey Giant????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by allmychickens, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    Today a guy I know was talking about his chickens and he said one was a bantam jersey giant! say whaaa? I have never heard of such a thing! WHo is correct? Yes or no bantam jersey giant? kinda ironic if you ask meeee...
     
  2. it mite be possible did he breed it him self.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    It sounds like an oxy-moron, doesn't it? Well, there really is a bantam version of Jersey Giants.
     
  4. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    there is?!?
     
  5. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just saw this we were discussing bantam Jersey Giants just tonight Anyone know who has them We would be interested in some eggs.
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    They exist more i theory than in fact. In 1960 the APA admitted a number of bantam breeds/varieties to the Standard w/o qualifying meets being held. I assume they were admitted based on the potential for their creation. Giants were among these.
    I've never seen anyone enter something they called a "Bantam Jersey Giant" in any show I've ever attended. The concept of a "Bantam Giant" is, for me, a little hard to comprehend.

    ETA: the ABA lists them as an inactive breed.
     
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