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Hello all & I need some help w my chickens. Breed identification

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dswitz, May 24, 2016.

  1. dswitz

    dswitz Just Hatched

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    So I have 6 (used to be) chicks, now they're almost 3 months old... But one is super tiny & doesn't look like a regular chicken. Then I have 3 that I have no idea what they are.
    This pic is of my "Owlette" because of the way she turns her head fully backwards. Cannot figure out what she is.

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    #2- every now & again I can find this one below jumping on everyone (the other chickens).
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    #4- this one is super soft
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post photos of your chickens (with age listed ) at "what breed or gender is this." The folks there are very good. Your tiny bird may be a bantam or possibly much younger than your others.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I agree with drumstick about posting in the https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this
    I'm sure members there will be able to help you. Cute chicks you have there! I would also suggest your small one is a bantam breed. There can be quite a difference with them to the larger fowl.

    Good luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi :frow welcome yo BYC!
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    #1 - mixed color Old English Game bantam

    #2 & #3 - Easter Eggers, and cockerels

    #4 - mix of some kind
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. dswitz

    dswitz Just Hatched

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    Thanks!! Anything that can help me with my feathered children. Would say two legged babies, but I actually have a daughter now. So they have to be my feathered babies.
     
  9. dswitz

    dswitz Just Hatched

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    . This booger keeps me scratching my head!
     
  10. dswitz

    dswitz Just Hatched

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    The first one was waaaay smaller than all the others when I got them. Her nickname was teeny for how small she was. Now, she's still in a Guinea pig cage while all 5 of the other are in their coop.
     

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