Bantam

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bigdave, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. bigdave

    bigdave Out Of The Brooder

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    not sure the breed of this bantam. but she sure is cute and the nicest hen of the flock.she is just over 6 mths old still no eggs.any info is welcomed thank you.[​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She is a frizzled cochin, and by the looks of her comb she is about to start laying.
     
  3. bigdave

    bigdave Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your thoughts on this. i also have what i was told to be an americana. here is a pic of her.[​IMG]
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    your first hen is a frizzled cochin. Cochins aren't known for being particularly stellar layers, but they're calm and docile and make some of the best pets of the chicken world. They also like to go broody and raise babies, if that's your thing.

    Your second bird is an Easter egger hen, often (incorrectly) sold as Ameraucanas by hatcheries. Is she laying colored eggs for you?
     
  5. bigdave

    bigdave Out Of The Brooder

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    No I havent got any eggs yet the easter egger is about 3 months old. got some time before eggs come from them. i have pics of my other bantams male and female. here is a pic of them together. BTW this pic is on here in a different post thanx for looking :)[​IMG]
     
  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    pic 1- frizzle cochin bantam
    pic 2-easter egger
    Not sure if you want to know what third ones breed are, but...
    pic 3- porcelain d'uccles
     

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