curious about differences between the very small bantam breeds . . .

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fallenweeble, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Songster

    Dec 4, 2007
    what is the difference between OEGB and seramas? to my untrained eye they look very, very alike.
    if anyone wants to post pics that show the differences that would be fantastic!
    thanks ya'll.
  2. wclawrence

    wclawrence Songster

    Dont have pics, but a Serama is smaller for one thing. Mainly, the Serama has a more upright tail, a more upright back (means he stands real tall) and wings are held vertically. Where an Old English is a little more horizontal than a Serama.

    I think the main things are (1) size and (2) ancestry.
    OEGB are descended primarily from english fighting stock, whereas Seramas are descended primarily from Silkie, Cochin, and Chabo (I think.)
  3. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Similar but not the same

    Serama -

    OEGB -
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2008

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