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is this a japanese bantam?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilbreeches, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok this little one is about 4 weeks old. it a little bantam i got at the feed store. can anyone tell me what kind she/he is? i am kinda thinking a japanese of some kind as she/he has short legs and the "squatty" looking walk. her/his feathers also look kinda ruffled most of the time. not sure what that means. anyway, can anyone help?

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  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Highly possible, but I cannot be certain.
     
  3. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anyone have a good website that i can go to compare pictures to my chickie to see what she/he might be?
     
  4. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at this age my japs' tails were upright
     
  5. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you go to feathersite.com and look up Japanese bantams, there will probably be pics of chicks, and also links to Japanese bantam clubs where you may find more photos.



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  6. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    It's possible but for some reason, I am doubting it. Hard to tell.
    Here is a picture of my black tailed buffs when small. Not sure if a comparison will help or not.

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  7. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

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    My old english bantam was kinda squatty looking.
     
  8. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    her tail usually does stand up but she was a little worried about sitting on my desk rather than in the familiar brooder. i think after looking at other pics and using the ones by becky3086, i do believe i have a little black tailed buff jap. thanks all.
     

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