Bantam sex and breed help please!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Fawxy, May 8, 2017.

  1. Fawxy

    Fawxy Just Hatched

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    Could someone please help me sex and breed this little bantam (the tiny one far right). My kids LOVE this chick. I fear it's a roo! Also, I have no idea what type it is. I believe it's about 6 weeks old?
     
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I concur that it is indeed a cockerel. I've no clue on breed but I'm sure others will be able to help with that.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Cockerel
     
  4. lanieava

    lanieava Out Of The Brooder

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    Are you sure it's a chicken? My husband said it looks like a baby turkey.
     
  5. Fawxy

    Fawxy Just Hatched

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    Oh goodness! I bought him from tractor supply from a straight run bantam bin as a little fuzz ball. So I guess I can't be certain what he is! He's the same age as the chicks around him, if he was a turkey would he still be the smallest out of same aged chicks amongst chickens?!
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Looks like an Old English Game Bantam and a cockerel. No, it isn't a turkey.
     
  7. dehaan

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    OEG bantam, silver duckwing coloring. Definetely a cockerel
     

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