Can you identify my day-old bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MisfitMarie, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. MisfitMarie

    MisfitMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I hatched some random pure bred bantams (from separated pens) that I had purchased. Now, the tricky thing is that the eggs weren't labeled so I have no idea what pen they are from! Some of them look exactly alike, so I'll only take pictures of a few to avoid duplicates:

    Bantam Type 1: No feathers on legs, black beak and dark legs. Four toes.

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    Bantam Type 2: No feathers on legs, legs are lighter in color. Four toes. They look like little penguins!


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    Bantam Type 3: TINY chipmunk-looking chick!

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    And lastly, a group shot of the babies! As you can see, I think I ended up with three Type 1's and three Type 2's and one Type 3.

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    Any help in identifying the breeds would be much appreciated!
     
  2. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what breeds the breeder has at all? That will help
     
  3. Anira

    Anira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, if you know what breeds they have, that would help. Also, if you could tell us what type of combs they have, that would be helpful as well. It looks like the chipmunk colored one has a single comb, and the others don't seem to have a visible comb. Is that correct?
     
  4. MisfitMarie

    MisfitMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is correct! I will have to take more pictures when I get home. The breeder has a variety of breeds, in separated pens: Dutch, Old English, Serama, Japanese, Cochin, Silkie, black Rose Comb.... whew! No feathered legs or feet though, so that rules a few of them out.

    Chipmunk has a single comb.

    I can't really tell with the others, but I will double check when I get home.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The chipmunk looking chick is either a Black Breasted Red Old English Game or a Light Brown Dutch bantam. I'm not sure about the other chicks, though--black chicks are extremely hard to tell apart. However, if the first black chick has a rose comb, it is probably a Black Rosecomb.
     
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  6. MisfitMarie

    MisfitMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I know it's hard to tell, and I appreciate everyone's help. I'll look for a rose comb when I get home!
     
  7. SebrightChick

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    i have no clue what the black ones are but the chipmunk chick will be a old English banty for sure
     

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