Chick ID help Please! Only feather-footed Bantams

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by happybooker1, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Songster

    Oct 4, 2012
    North of Houston Texas
    These could be Cochins, Bramas, Porcelain, Mille Fleur (don't think any are), Silkies (none that I can identify), or Sultans. I *think* the light bluish ones are Porcelains -- is that correct? The mostly black ones are some color of Cochin I believe. Any further ideas?

    The big 'mystery' chick I've been told is an Amerucana (sp) because of his/her fat cheeks.
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

    Aug 14, 2011
    ~ it would really help to take pics of the chicks combs and a full body shot from the side.

    brahma will have pea combs and feathered legs
    ee's will have beards, slate or green leags, and none feathered legs (hatchery ameraucana are ee's)
    cochin will have single combs and feathered legs
    d'uccle will have beards, single combs, and feathered legs
    silkies will have crest, may or may not have beards, have walnut combs, 5 toes, black skin and feathered legs
    sultin will have crest, beards, 5 toes, feathered legs, and come in only white

    ~ porcelain and mille fleur are colors and not breeds and without comb shots it will be very hard to tell what breeds.

    ~ the mystery chick if its that much bigger is a standard chick and not a bantam.
  3. OR4-hmom

    OR4-hmom Songster

    Mar 20, 2012
    Grants Pass, OR
    If these chicks came from a hatchery you can go to the feather legged bantam section and look for chick pictures. Leg color, comb type, number of toes and crests should help to narrow it down.

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