Dwarf sized chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by faithfulgirl82, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. faithfulgirl82

    faithfulgirl82 New Egg

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    I have a couple of young dwarf chickens. I'm not sure what the name of these chickens are called. They are very small and only grow up to about pigeon size.

    Anyone have these chickens? Know what they are called?

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. GAChknGirl

    GAChknGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Serma maybe Pictures please!!!!
     
  3. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Dwarf Is Called Bantam In Chicken World LOL ;D
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    I would say they are bantams and there are alot of breeds of bantams..


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  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there are also dwarfs in bantams in which an individual is significantly smaller than normal. Most of the ones I've seen were silkies from hatcheries.
     
  6. faithfulgirl82

    faithfulgirl82 New Egg

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    I will try to get some pictures later, but for now, I can provide a brief decription of what they look like to my best ability.

    Both the roo's and hen's head is mostly grayish white and body is more a dark gray color. They look very similar to pigeons. I hear there are others of these kinds that are red and more colorful.

    Someone mentioned that there are dwarf sized bantams... smaller than regular bantams. Well, I think mines are much smaller than regular bantams.
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The picture will help us and you can take the picture of the bird being held or beside a pop can so that we get a idea of the size...

    Most of my Rhode Island bantams where a little taller than a pop can tall and around 34 oz.

    Chris
     
  8. faithfulgirl82

    faithfulgirl82 New Egg

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    I'm not going to be able to get any pics of my bantams, but I found someone else's pictures on here and now I know that I have Silver duckwing old english bantams.

    I LOVE THEM!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. tmpshrty96

    tmpshrty96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have some of those!!!!!!!! got my first egg from them today:D
     
  10. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Colour and pattern are rarely an indicator of breed. Body type, comb & stance are more indicative of breed.
     

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