Bantams: Dutch vs. OEG

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Cuban Longtails, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    What are the noticable differences between Dutch bantams and OEG bantams?
     
  2. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dutch are smaller, white ear lobes
     
  3. king2

    king2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of an OEG roo. He is a Silver Duckwing.
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  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    The OEGB have to be dubbed and they have a more gamey look to them. The dutch have white earlobes. The dutch are more loosly feathered and fluffy. When you see a good dutch and a good OEGB side by side, there seems to be a large difference.
     
  5. dragonlili

    dragonlili Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A pic of my Dutch roo
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  6. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Do the dutch start out with the white earlobes?

    I had what I thought were OEG, but then I got to looking at some pictures online - they may be Dutch. They have the larger combs and wattles, I've a couple of roosters that are older (2 yrs) and their earlobes are turning white. The hens lay white eggs, but don't have white earlobes....
     
  7. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    The dutch ear lobes turn white at about 2 months old. Alot of OEGB have white lobes but they arent sposed to. It is hard to describe the difference. If you go to the-coop.org and go to the message board, there is a dutch forum type thing, there is pics of the 2 breeds side by side somewhere.
     
  8. Smoky73

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  9. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Thanks! I'm still out about my birds... I think I'll just post some pictures up here and get some outside opinions. I haven't dubbed my roosters, and I only have one or two that has some white on their ears (it's not completely white). They could be OEG x Dutch? [​IMG]
     

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