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Could someone shed some light on the breed situation?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AlphaLynn, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. AlphaLynn

    AlphaLynn New Egg

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    Hi there, this is my rooster Neo :) . I found him in august as a little chick along with the rest of his nest on a deserted piece of land. His mother was killed by a fox (I found her remains afterwards and I am still wondering how the little ones survived) and he was left to fetch for himself along with the rest of the nest. Now I took him in (all the others went to different places) and ever since he was growing up I have wondered what kind of breed he could be. I am not a master in chicken breeds so I was wondering if someone here had an idea :)

    Thanks!

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  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    how many toes does he have on each foot?
     
  3. cyrhere

    cyrhere Previously cyrbernal

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    Im not an expert on breeeds but it looks to me like a Japanese Bantam?
    love his color! How big is he?
     
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  4. AlphaLynn

    AlphaLynn New Egg

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    He has 4 toes on each and I'll have to measure him, haven't really checked yet. And thanks, I absolutely love him :)
     
  5. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    you don't necessarily have to measure him, just is he a small chicken or a big chicken
     
  6. AlphaLynn

    AlphaLynn New Egg

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    He stands 1 foot tall, and I personally would not know if this is considered big or not
     
  7. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    that is a bantam size
     
  8. AlphaLynn

    AlphaLynn New Egg

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    From what I've seen in the pictures I've looked up he does seem to resemble a Bantam pretty closely. Thanks!
     
  9. AlphaLynn

    AlphaLynn New Egg

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    Though the only problem I have with this is that his legs are longer then those of a normal Bantam
     
  10. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    leg size doesn't matter as long as he can walk fine
     
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