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Breed ID help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hoofstockkeeper, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. hoofstockkeeper

    hoofstockkeeper New Egg

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    "Terri"

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    "Sherri"

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    "Nona"

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    "Foghorn"

    I'm a zookeeper, currently in charge of our little flock. I'm trying to figure out the breed of each of our birds, and have had some success, but I still can't figure out what 4 of our birds are (I'm fairly certain Sherri and Terri are the same breed). They are all bantams, about 9-10 months old. I believe we ordered them as an assorted dozen from a catalog, but I not 100% sure (not sure if that helps). I appreciate the help!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    They're all some type of game bird. I'm not great on the different types, so I'm going to throw out that they're Old English Games and wait for someone more knowledgeable to come along and correct me [​IMG].
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Old English Game bantams are the most common non-crested, clean-legged bantam breed.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I know it is a pain, but could you take photos of them in normal stance? That really helps to identify games and bantams as how they stand, and how long the wings are below the body line, all help with id.

    Until then...I'll agree game bantams, and possibly OEGB.

    You could also look at the Feathersite.com ...look through the OEGB and double check Japanese Bantam if they stand with squirrel tails and low rider wings.

    LofMc
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with LOMC
     
  6. hoofstockkeeper

    hoofstockkeeper New Egg

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    I got pictures of Sherri and Foghorn standing normally. Sorry about the quality (or lack thereof). I dropped my phone in a water bucket, so I'm stuck with an old flip phone for now. :/ Thanks for all the help!
     
  7. calpal212

    calpal212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all old English game bantams the first girl seems to be silver duckwing the second one could be gold duckwing or lack breasted red, the rooster is black breasted red
     
  8. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, the tail carriage and wings are more like OEGB than Japanese.

    I think it is a flock of OEGB.

    LofMc
     
  9. hoofstockkeeper

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    Thanks to everyone, I really appreciate it!
     

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