Help! What do I have here?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AmandaMesser, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. AmandaMesser

    AmandaMesser In the Brooder

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    I got this little beauty in a box of assorted bantams at Tractor Supply about 2-3 weeks ago. What do I have?
     

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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Difficult to say at that age. Its legs are yellow, so that rules out Old English Game and Dutch bantam. Maybe a brown Leghorn or Welsummer bantam?
     
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  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi, welcome to BYC! :frow

    The eye stripe doesn't look heavy enough to be Welsumer or Sussex.

    That large of a comb that early has me thinking cockerel... were they straight run? If you know which hatchery they order from... checking their site to see what breeds they have is often helpful.

    Little cutie! :love
     
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  4. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Songster

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    I am thinking cockerel as well. Not sure about breed though, maybe post again when it is older and has more feathers and we will have better guesses.
     
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  5. AmandaMesser

    AmandaMesser In the Brooder

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    Yes. It was a straight run. My son just fell in love with this particular chick. The only straight run we risked thankfully because I think its a cockerel too, but he hopefully calls it Penny :).
     
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  6. AmandaMesser

    AmandaMesser In the Brooder

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  7. chickendreams24

    chickendreams24 Crowing

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    I'm thinking he's a black breasted red oegb.

    His feet don't quite look yellow to me.
     
  8. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Looks like you have a Silver Duckwing Old English Game bantam cockerel. :) Boy, that was a mouthful! :lol:

    Here's my little man, for reference:
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    ~Alex
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Can we see new photos at 8 weeks please?
     
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  10. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Definitely a cockerel. I guess he could be hatchery quality silver duckwing Old English game bantam. His legs look very yellow to me.
     
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