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Banty breed ID please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mom2jedi, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. mom2jedi

    mom2jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine is trying to rehome this pair for a friend of hers. My friend said they were a bantam cochin pair. Just got pictures sent to me and they don't look anything like cochins bantam or not. She also said the hen lays little brown eggs. The white chicken in the last picture is a leghorn so you can see how small they are. Any ideas? Also, what color would these guys be?

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  2. MaransGuy

    MaransGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are mixed bantams that appear to have had sebright in their background. There is not a specific color pattern represented other than some silver lacing. Unfortunately there is no way of knowing what else is in the mix.
     
  3. mom2jedi

    mom2jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thought there was sebright in there because of the dropped wings but the roo has normal male feathers so it threw me off.
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I, too, thought, "Ahhh, some Sebright has snuck into that gene pool!" They're both really pretty birds, even if they are mixed breeds.
     
  5. leah_c

    leah_c Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda looks like one of mine that died. Check out a silver laced OEG Bantie.
     
  6. resthavenfarms

    resthavenfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Roo looks sebright/Japanese bantam cross to me.
     
  7. mom2jedi

    mom2jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was just looking on Feathersite and noticed all the pictures of Sebrights had rosecombs. These two have pretty straightforward single combs. Does that mean they don't have Sebright after all most likely? Maybe OEG and Japanese mix?
     
  8. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont think they are mixed breed birds at all, they look to be Silver Laced OEGB. But they are for sure not Cochin Bantams.

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  9. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mr. Ree :

    I dont think they are mixed breed birds at all, they look to be Silver Laced OEGB. But they are for sure not Cochin Bantams.

    ~Casey

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  10. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    The hen looks to me like a picture on Feathersite of a "Mealy Grey" OEG bantam. Also looks like the Birchen hen a little.
     

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