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Blue something-or-other?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DaveyFig, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. DaveyFig

    DaveyFig New Egg

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    I picked this pair up with the intention of practicing dubbing for my daughter's Old English game bantams when the time comes down the road in a few months. The more I watch them, the more I like them and do not want to dub this guy if he is a breed that is not supposed to be dubbed. I brought them home in the carrier, and thought I should take pics before I placed them in their new home, because I figured it would be hard to get pics again, and I was right. I have done some searching, and have not found anything that matches color wise, so I am assuming they are a mix of something, but would love to hear what others think. Thanks in advance.

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  2. ShayBaby

    ShayBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first thought was lemon blue oegb, but after seeing the leg color, thought self blue Dutch..except I'm not distinguishing white earlobes. Maybe some combination. ? Assuming they're bantams.
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  3. DaveyFig

    DaveyFig New Egg

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    Thanks for the response! Yeah...no white earlobes. The legs are the color of the self blue OEGB, but he has a lot of yellow. Yeah they are bantams, on the large side of big Old English.
     
  4. ShayBaby

    ShayBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dutch is out then, with the earlobes and size. Back to lemon blue oegb or some mix of it, best guess.
     
  5. DaveyFig

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    Yeah. That is pretty much my thought too.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that they are a mix of OEG and Dutch Bantams. They have blue legs, but red earlobes, so they can't be a pure breed.
     
  7. DaveyFig

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    Thanks for the input.
     

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