How do you identify Japanese bantam chicks other bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ESofVA, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

    May 4, 2012
    Keller, VA
    How much shorter are the bones below the hocks? What color are black Japanese bantam chicks ear feathers? Are their legs slate or dark on the front or are their legs yellow??
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2012
  2. me and my pal

    me and my pal In the Brooder

    Jan 12, 2013
    the black japanese will have blackish/grayish legs and black face they are pretty much pure black every ware
    hope it helps;)
  3. Hi! Not all Japanese have short legs. My pullet's legs are medium length, so they are noticeably shorter, but the long legged ones are harder. If they are true short legged, you can barely see the legs. A black jap chick will be nearly solid black with tiny white flecks. My pullet is solid white with yellow shanks, I think solid blacks are also supposed to have yellow legs. :)

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