Help, What are they?

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by cejunes, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. cejunes

    cejunes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been told they are mixed chickens, jungle fowl, and modern game fowl. They were just added to my flock. I need to know if they need different care than my chickens or whether I should keep them or not. I also posted in the "What breed is this" under the chicken breed thread. Any help would be great!

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  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    definately not moderns, definately not junglefowl. Look to be just a bb red colored chicken of some form. Just treat and feed them as such and they will be fine. No special care required, even if they were moderns or junglefowl
     
  3. Oven Ready

    Oven Ready Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's kinda hard to tell the size (it looks a bit big next to the cup) but it looks a lot like our buff Japanese Bantam chicks at about eight weeks (ish) but it doesn't have a black tail (but then not all of them do). If it is a JB, then it's also a boy and will probably turn out very pretty. I like the dark ones, rather than the Black Tailed Whites.

    Are the legs grey or dark green - I can't tell [​IMG] <- I'm using this to represent Stevie Wonder rather than 'cool'
     
  4. cejunes

    cejunes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The legs are a dark grey. I'm curious to see how the grow and develop.
     
  5. Oven Ready

    Oven Ready Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dark grey legs could indicate red junglefowl as you have been told. Not a guarantee though.

    It'd be nice if you coudl post a follow up in a couple of months.
     
  6. cejunes

    cejunes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do. I'll add pics as I get any color changes or changes in appearance and/or growth.
     
  7. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    Quote:could also indicate phoenix.
    color is almost 100% bb red though. I have too many of them of various breeds here right now that are virtually identical in color to think other wise.yes do post follow up pics once fully colored out to see...got me curious now
     

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