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Little Bantum Rooster of some sort? :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sunshyne276, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Songster

    Jun 10, 2010
    Richlands, Virginia
    Went out to look at laying hens today, no plans on bringing home a rooster....till I seen him! lol
    He is so precious, so tiny! They said he is 2 years old, and it just amazes me how tiny he is!
    First time with bantum.. lol

    Any idea what breed or mix of breeds he could be?





    Close up of his coloring:

  2. gumbii

    gumbii Songster

    Oct 7, 2010
    bell gardens, ca
    spangled OEGB... but seems to be a mix since it looks like he has a heavy amount of white in him... he's cool... looks like they fixed his floppy crooked crest by dubbing it, yet leaving the ears and waddles...

    if he's a well tempered and well behaved little roo, he will make a great addition to your flock... they aren't as loud as std breeds, and some are very very quiet... i have two OEGB roo's that hardly make a sound... but two that are a bit more noticeable...
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Quote:Agreed that he is a mix, but very pretty.
  4. samr616

    samr616 In the Brooder

    Jan 19, 2010
    yep oegb very nice.....
  5. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    spangled OEG
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Mille Fleur Old English Game Bantam, his 'red' areas are too light to be a spangled.
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2011
  7. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Songster

    Jun 10, 2010
    Richlands, Virginia
    Thank you all! I was looking at pics of Spangled OEGB, and was thinking he is Spangled for sure! Then, after Mille Fleur was mentioned, I found this photo of a Mille Fleur, and im guessing that is his coloring: http://www.bantychicken.com/cgi-bin...on=showpicture&album=13&id=65&albumname=Mille Fleur

    Again, thank you all! He seems to have a sweet disposition, a little flighty, easily startled though.. Was showing him to my Mom, and she (for some reason) has a fear of chickens and most medium-large size birds... lol And, something happened, he flew at her, tried to land on her head, it was a mess! lol I dont know what startled him!! lol But, he seems sweet, and he is fairly quiet. He has crowed, the first crow was late last night, I had him in my bedroom for the night, and he scared me to death with that loud, high pitched crow!! lol

  8. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Songster

    Mar 10, 2011
    Northern Illinois
    He is so pretty! I love OEGB's. I have had some super friendly ones.
  9. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Songster

    Mar 10, 2011
  10. gumbii

    gumbii Songster

    Oct 7, 2010
    bell gardens, ca
    well color me embarrassed... i breed mille fleurs and they are my favorite variation of OEGB... LOL...

    here's some of my hold backs...

    look at the hens... they are gorgeous colored... that's why they're my favorite... the hens...!

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