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Bantam special - what breeds are these chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PowellAnimals, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. PowellAnimals

    PowellAnimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just received 25 chicks from Ideal's bantam special and boy are they loud!
    It looks like I have 5-6 breeds and some of them I can tell but a few of the body types I am not familiar with. Can anyone tell me what the below three chicks could be? I have several that looks like these but are different colors.

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    Last edited: Oct 22, 2015
  2. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    Hmm, it's kind of hard to tell when they are so young, maybe if you waited until they were a little older and they have some grown up feathers coming in, that would be better for us. :D
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree, although the top chick looks like a Cochin bantam.
     
  4. PowellAnimals

    PowellAnimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! That's what I figured but I thought someone might recognize them. I appreciate it!
     
  5. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member


    Agreed, I just took a look at the second chick, I'm not a 100% sure, but it kinda looks like you got a white silkie there. :)
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The first one is likely a Cochin. The others may be Black and White Old English Game bantams.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The little black one at the end is cute as the dickens - whatever breed
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    With due respect, it's not a Silkie with those bare legs. Silkie chicks have feathered legs.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  10. stefzbiz

    stefzbiz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just ordered Ideals feathered leg bantams, and have another order coming in next week of just cochin bantams so I will compare mine to yours and see if I can help. The only think I am sure of with yours is I did not see any silkies in your pic's or in the ones I got yesterday.
     

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