Fantail Bantam????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hdowden, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    does anyone have any of these or knows any one who does??? if you do not know what they look like heres the feathersite page...
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGK/MalayFan/BRKMalayFan.html i know they are veitmese but was woundering if they made it to the US or if not if there is a bantam breed here thats simlar thank you.
     
  2. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Japanese bantam is close but not a true fantail.
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    As I understand it, the difference would be the plane of the tail. The plane of a japanese tail seems to be about 90 degrees difference than the fantail.
     
  4. Myutopia2001Augusta

    Myutopia2001Augusta New Egg

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    The feathers are still coming in, but this one has a prominent fan tail. I rescued it, came with a batch of meat birds. Would this be one? Looks to have been crossed with a drizzle almost. Can't figure out what it is.
     

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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks more like sever tail damage possibly from picking. I don't think its a Fantail and it will probably molt in a normal tail later.
     

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