Miniature Chickens??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by horseychick2, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. horseychick2

    horseychick2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was at an auction today and they had about 10-15 tiny chickens in a cage for the sale. They could fit into the palm of you hand they were so small!! I was amazed. Is this an actual breed? Or is it some kind of mutant?
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    one bird or all 10 to 15 at one time in your hand?
     
  3. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    finches..?
     
  4. JPHorvath

    JPHorvath Chillin' With My Peeps

    Possibly young bantams did you happen to get any pictures?
     
  5. horseychick2

    horseychick2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just one at a time. They were definately chickens because there were hens and roos, and they had combs and waddles and all that. Sadly I didn't get any pictures.
     
  6. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe Seramas.....they are very small....
     
  7. horseychick2

    horseychick2 Out Of The Brooder

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    But they were like half the size of seramas, so idk. It was an auction, so you never know what is gonna show up.
     
  8. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they were micro seramas... i have a couple here that are about 6oz... i've seen some that were 4oz before... full grown and feathered up roosters...
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Where is this auction in NJ, and do they always have poultry?
     
  10. horseychick2

    horseychick2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok that would make sense, since they were really small. The auction is in Cranberry, NJ. It is actually a horse auction, but they also sell tack, livestock, small animals, etc. There is usually poultry. Tonight it was just those chickens, a few other roos, multiple types of doves, and a golden pheasant. There were mostly rabbits. Like I said, it all depends on what the people bring in.
     

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