Banties--brahma?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mrs. Mucket, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these two bantyroos light brahmas? I thought I brought home cochins but... what do you experienced folks say? They are about 10 weeks old. One is mostly hidden behind a Leghorn, but the two roos are very similar--almost twins but not quite.

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  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Hard to tell, can you get better pictures? Brahmas and Cochins both have feathered legs. And I am not a pro at breeds, I'm learning too! [​IMG]
     
  3. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are their legs feathered, hard to tell, both cochins and brahmas have feathered legs. Good luck. My banty Light Brahmas look just like LF only smaller but they are a yr. old.
     
  4. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they have feathered legs. I know the pic is not too clear--I'll have to take some more.
    Which breeds do have feathered legs?
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any birds in that pic that resemble Brahmas. Brahmas, Booted Bantams, D'Uccles, Sultans, Cochins, Langshans, and Silkies are all featherlegged (there may be others that I'm forgetting). Brahmas have pea combs whereas Cochins have single combs.
     
  6. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well they definitely have single combs, so maybe they are cochins after all. I'll still try for some closer pics.
     

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