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I'm not sure what breed these are , but they sure are cute!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LindseyHouser86, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. LindseyHouser86

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    I'm not sure the breed of these little guys. I believe when my husband bought them he said they were bantams but they do it look like the other bantams/ silkies I have. I am new to the whole chicken game. Thank you for your help
     
  2. TattooedChicks

    TattooedChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do I spy feathers on their feet? Maybe porcelain D'uccles if I had to guess.
     
  3. LindseyHouser86

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    Yes they do have feathers on their feet!
     
  4. LindseyHouser86

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    This may be a stupid question but why did they just call them bantams?
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes they are little porcelain d'uccle, which are a breed of bantam. People who don't know breeds would call them just bantams.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If they just called them bantams (just means small sized birds) it must be a feed store seller. They usually dump breeds into bins, not often the correct ones, they are adorable chicks.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    PS a lot of the feed stores, TSC etc. have no idea what different breeds look like, so just call the small ones bantams. Better to buy from a reputable breeder and know what you are getting, and what it will look like at maturity.
     
  8. LindseyHouser86

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    Thank you! I got them at Rural King which is a local feed store in PA. I was hoping for silkies, obviously I don't know much about chickens. I am absolutely in love with them. They are so tiny and the grey coloring is beautiful.
     
  9. oldhenlikesdogs

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    I personally think they are better than silkies.
     
  10. LindseyHouser86

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    Do they have a good temperament? I have looked up what they will look like when they get older and they are beautiful. I love the feathered feet.
     

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