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Do you know what breed she is??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SHRanchHen, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. SHRanchHen

    SHRanchHen Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all!

    I received this hen and her chicks from a friend. She told me the daddy was a Bantam rooster....but is this hen a Bantam too? I've been searching pics on line trying to figure it out, but I haven't found any with a black face like she has! I think she's gorgeous!! Love the black and red together.

    Thank you in advance!!

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  2. SHRanchHen

    SHRanchHen Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is another picture of her with all four of her chicks!
     
  3. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Bantam simply refers to the size. If it's half as big as a normal chicken then yes it's a bantam.

    The colour and look is related to its breed and if it's a mix of more than one you may not find a definate answer to what that is (same as a poodle mixed with other dog breeds isn't really a poodle anymore but a poodle mix that could look anything like any of those breeds or none of them). It will still be a bantam though either way as long as it's small.
     
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  4. SHRanchHen

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    Thank you!!! I wondered why when I looked up Bantam it showed all different looking chickens!! LOL[​IMG] I love learning new stuff! She is quite small relative to my other hens which are Ameraucana. She is closer to the size of my one Golden Campine.
     
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