Can anyone explain to me what's a B quality on a bantam hen?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by arianna, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. arianna

    arianna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2010
    North Carolina
    I have heard this before on a bantam thread on BYC. I understand it's something about the purity of the bird's breed and I believe size and weight? [​IMG]. Can anyone tell me how this quality rating works on bantams? Thank you.
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    Quote:Serama are the only fowl that I know of that have a, "Size Classes"

    Mature Cocks Mature Hens
    Class A - up to 350 grams (12.35 oz.) Class A - up to 325 grams (11.46 oz.)
    Class B - up to 500 grams (17.64 oz.) Class B - up to 425 grams (14.99 oz.)
    Class C - up to 600 grams (21.16 oz.) Class C - up to 500 grams (17.64 oz.)
    Class D - up to 750 grams Class D - up to 600 grams

    Other bantams Fowl have a Cock, Hen, Cockerel and pullet class with there ideal weight.

    Example -

    Rhode Island Red Bantam --
    Cocks ....................34 oz. Hen .................... 26 oz.
    Cockerels ..............30 oz. Pullets ................ 26 oz.

  3. snowbird

    snowbird Overrun With Chickens

    May 28, 2010
    Wolverine Country
    Quote:When people refer to B quality they are refering to Breeder Quality meaning the bird is good enough to breed , but not good enough to show. Don

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