Help Me Identify My Bantam Chicks! (New Pics)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OhThePlaces, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. OhThePlaces

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    We picked out our first chicks today at the feed store. They were in an assorted lot of week-old bantams. Can anyone tell me what breeds these three are?

    After some googling, I thought that the two dark ones might be black cochins, but then I read that black cochins have feathered legs, which these chicks don't.

    The yellow chick is a little bigger than the other two and has tried to "fly" a couple of times already, jumping and flapping her wings. Her name is now Amelia. ;)

    Also, any idea when we'll be able to tell their sex? I'm really hoping we ended up with all pullets, since our neighbors wouldn't appreciate a rooster.
     
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  2. Nsampsel

    Nsampsel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one looks like a d'uccle or a golden seabright to me. (I've had both & they aren't always easy to tell apart until they start to feather in.)

    The other 2 I'm not sure on. I Have one similar to the white one that has a cream colored head & back stripes...but I haven't figured out what it is yet either.
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do any of them have feathered legs?
     
  4. OhThePlaces

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    Thank you! No, none of them have feathered legs.
     
  5. OhThePlaces

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    Maybe Bantam Ameraucanas??
     
  6. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    None of them look like EEs. The last one looks like a Belgium d'Anver, possibly a Golden Sebright but it looks to dark. Do you know what hatchery the feed store gets it's chicks from? That might narrow down the options. I'll keep looking for the top two chicks.
     
  7. OhThePlaces

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    I don't know what hatchery they came from. I'll call and ask though. Thank you!
     
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    I called the feed store and the chicks came from Ideal Hatchery.

    I took a few pictures today in hopes that it will help with the guesses. I'm dying to know what they are. :)
     
  9. SilkieBantams

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    The third chick looks to be a Japanese bantam.
     
  10. akcountrygrrl

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    Sebright are clean legger, smooth faced, and have a rose comb. D'Uccles are feather legged, have a beard/muff, and have a single comb. They are very easy to tell apart from one another.


    The third chick (black) already has the jaunty tail and low wing carriage of the Japanese. I can't tell what kind of comb the dark one with the yellow head has but it doesn't appear to have a beard/muffs so we can rule out D'Anvers. I'd like to see a good profile shot of the lightest colored one to get a better idea of the stance and see the leg color.
     

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