Help...cannot remember chickens breed!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RedneckRedhead, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. RedneckRedhead

    RedneckRedhead Out Of The Brooder

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    My 5 year-old daughter fell in love with these adorable grey bantam, clean legged chickens at a show this weekend. They have the signature chipmunk cheeks of an Americana. I am getting a pair from the breeder this summer. Here is the catcher, for the life of me I cannot remember what they are. I think he said De Ambers??? I cannot find that on Google so it has to be wrong. Can anyone help me name that breed ?
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    That would be D'Anvers... sweet little bantams with, yes, muffs and beard... best wishes on your new additions!!! :D
     
  3. RedneckRedhead

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    Yes!!! That would be the name. Thank you so much!!! They seemed like the sweetest little chicken. Do you think they would make a good showmanship bird for a 5 year-old? My older boys each have their breeds/lines, and she wants her own :).
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, they do sound like D'Anvers. In my experience, D'Anvers are a great breed for children and should work fine for showmanship. They generally are docile and inquisitive little bantams.
     
  5. BantamLover21

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  6. RedneckRedhead

    RedneckRedhead Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much for the help! I cannot wait to get her chickens!
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Glad to help! :D
    And I also agree with Wyandottes7... She will love them! Good luck! :)
     

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