Booted bantam breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KittyKat3756, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. KittyKat3756

    KittyKat3756 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, we "picked up" this booted bantam cockerel a little while ago. He's now gone through quarantine and is integrated into our flock, but I'm wondering if anyone can help with the breed? I'm more of a large fowl person, so he has me stumped!

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  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Calico cochin, and a real beauty
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a Calico Cochin bantam.
     
  4. KittyKat3756

    KittyKat3756 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the ID! Elvis has a big attitude for such a little chicken :) Would anyone like to warrant a guess at his age?
     
  5. Agreed131

    Agreed131 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do his spurs look like?
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Calico Cochin bantam.

    My guess is that he's at least 5 months old. After that point, it gets hard to narrow down the exact age. I don't think that he's any older than 7-8 months.
     
  7. BantamLover21

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    I think he's 5-6 months old. He hasn't filled out completely yet, nor are his feathers ragged. Definitely doesn't look older than a year
     
  8. KittyKat3756

    KittyKat3756 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He doesn't have any yet. He is crowing though, but doesn't bother the hens (but maybe that has something to do with them being about three times bigger than him).
     
  9. Wyandottes7

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  10. Agreed131

    Agreed131 Out Of The Brooder

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