Birthday Gifts from DD - What in the World???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BeckyLa, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    I gotta love it when someone who knows nothing about chickens gives me babies for my birthday. [​IMG] Does anyone have any ideas? All I know is that they are 5-6 week old bantys. I've looked at the hatchery website (Ideal) and still can't figure it out. [​IMG]

    1. Black, black face & beak, dark legs


    2. Dark brown, light face & beak, light legs


    3. Dark buff or gold, black tail, light face & beak, slate lets


    4. White, probably Cochin, but has much heavier leg feathering than I've seen before


    5. Blue, dark face & beak, slate legs


    6. Different shades of buff, light face & beak, white legs

    Last edited: Apr 8, 2008
  2. MS9325

    MS9325 Songster

    Oct 20, 2007
    I believe the buff with black tails are Black tailed buff old english game bantams, the first one could be a Black old english game, second one kind of looks like a new hampshire bantam, the blue one im not sure about, and you deffenetly have a white cochen bantam rooster there.
  3. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Thanks for the help! About the buffs, though, one does have light colored legs, like my oegb, but the others have slate colored legs. Oegb don't have slate legs, do they? This is what confuses me about these tiny girls, the slate legs. Any ideas on that? [​IMG]
  4. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Any more ideas out there? [​IMG]
  5. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    Raymond, Mississippi
    I would have guessed you might have a black and a blue Ameraucana bantam, and perhaps a bantam Buff Orp in the mix, but I'm no expert. [​IMG] If the legs had been shorter on the buff with the black tail, I might have guessed buff black-tail Japanese bantam, but the legs are too long.
  6. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    the black one Could be a Sumatra

    The red one NHR Bantam

    third one, Black tailed Buff OEG

    White cochin Bantam

    Blue OEG

    Black tailed Buff Dutch Bantam, or another Black Tailed Buff OEG

    Just guesses![​IMG]

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