Brown bantam chickens; help me figure out the breed!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pandu-, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. pandu-

    pandu- New Egg

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    Does anyone know what breed of bantam these are? The white one is a leghorn but I don't know the brown ones.
    They had some purple tail feathers when I first got them.

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  2. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do you mean purple tail feathers? dyed perhaps? they look like wheaten old english to me. i believe your "white leghorn" might be a white old english too, but i could be wrong. the legs are quite pale for a leghorn.
     
  3. pandu-

    pandu- New Egg

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    No, the purple feathers were all around the base of the tail and came out soon after they arrived. Beautiful real purple color too.
    I'm open to the whites being something else, I just figured leghorn as that's the closest I've seen by surfing the internet.
    thanks. [​IMG]
     
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    interesting. do you have any pictures of the purple feathers?
     
  5. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    the browns are actully buff looking, and i think there all old english bantams
     
  6. pandu-

    pandu- New Egg

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    No pics of the purple feathers.
    So, all Old English Bantams, eh? Anyone else think so? Same basic chicken in different colors?
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  8. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pandu-
    What color is the skin on your white?
    I'm wondering now if my Banty Leghorn is an OEG also.
    She looks just like your bird, but like yours, does not have the yellow legs of a Leghorn.

    Thanks [​IMG]

    Carrie Lynn
     
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  9. pandu-

    pandu- New Egg

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    Thank you, Lothiriel, that link was great. It helps to know the name to be able to Google! I saw both colors in there.
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    they all seem to be oegb's in the buff color and white
     

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