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Bantams! Type and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dirkgent001, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. dirkgent001

    dirkgent001 New Egg

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    Hello BYC,

    This is my first post. I have a few bantam chicks, 3 are roughly 3 weeks old, and one is 7 weeks old. Any help identifying type and gender would be much appreciated.

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    Last edited: Mar 22, 2016
  2. yellowherb

    yellowherb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't get to your pictures. Is there any way you can upload and link them like using photo bucket or something? Your links say I'm required to log in
     
  3. dirkgent001

    dirkgent001 New Egg

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    Ugh, I'll upload pics when I get home.
     
  4. lhendryx81

    lhendryx81 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a chick that looks exactly like your #1 chick. I gave no idea what it is though.
     
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  6. shanadienne

    shanadienne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Three weeks is kinda too early to tell, but I can give you educated guesses:
    Chick 1, I am unsure of the breed but I will guess it's female going solely by the pattern on its wing feathers.
    Chicks 2 and 3, I will go ahead and call Red Pyle OEGB, and tentatively 2 is female, 3 is male.

    That fourth one is definitely a cockerel. How does he usually hold his tail?
     
  7. dirkgent001

    dirkgent001 New Egg

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    Updated the photos.

    #1.. best I can tell from what I've seen on other's post is a Partridge Cochin??

    Between 2 and 3, the wings sit differently on each chick. #2 is more parallel to the body, and #3 the wings sit higher and the tips almost touch. Is that a sign of something?

    #4, I don't know what type, and the tail is typically like you see in the photo and not upright. I have seen it w/ upright tail feathers, but rarely.
     
  8. shanadienne

    shanadienne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1, yup, seems likely. I don't know whether the males have patterns as babies.

    #2 and #3, I would guess it doesn't mean anything, but I could be wrong.

    #4 Maybe a black tailed buff Old English Game.
     

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