More Ideal Bantams - Updated: New Pics!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PtldChick, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there,

    Calling all Bantam specialists...

    I couldn't resist the Ideal bantam assortment special and they arrived Friday at a friend's (I was oot the weekend). [​IMG] I'll be picking them up this Friday, in the meantime I asked her to take pictures for me. This is what I got.

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    Anyone care to guess what they are? BTW, three are MIA from the shot, I could only count 22 and 25 made it (one extra didn't [​IMG] ). I'm hoping there's at least a couple of d'Uccles in there as I asked the woman to put on the order form that I like d'Uccles (don't know if that works). [​IMG]

    This really is a challenge since it's a group shot and you can't see all the legs and combs, just colors/markings and not all of those.

    I don't see any silkies (hooray) and there's an obvious light brahma - so cute - and what I think is a black OEGB (with the black legs and beak). Next to him/her is a black cochin and almost out of the picture possibly a white Japanese. I also think the black/white one in the group is a mottled cochin, the red with yellow head a red cochin and there appears to be a few buff-colored chicks - cochin or black-tail japanese?.

    I'm particularly curious about the one that appears to have a light brown back and yellow head - could that be a Blue Mille Fleur d'Uccle?

    Is the one on the right facing the camera a silver duckwing OEGB? Or a silver-pencilled cochin?

    There are several brown/black/grey ones that could be any combo of Mille fleur d'Uccle/GL Cochin/GL Sebright/Buff brahma/other - which of these do you think are the same vs. different breeds? A couple have grey patterend backs, some have white fronts, one or two look almost solid red/brown, which doesn't seem to match any descriptions of what is available.

    Go ahead and give it your best shot - commentary on why you chose your answers is appreciated, especially on the group chicks. Extra bragging rights to those who correctly guess the light grey back just behind what I think is a red cochin. [​IMG]

    Thank for your help. I'll post a follow up once I get the chicks home and can do a closer inspection of legs, combs, patterns, etc.
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, not sure. The ones in the back maybe look like austrolorp bantams? Can't remember what you thought they were. [​IMG]
     
  3. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any silver duckwing OEGB in this group.
     
  4. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow...what a group!!! I see no silver laced cochins...or mille fleur d'uccles. It's crazy but what I swear I see is a couple of Golden laced polish...not in the bantam grouping...hhhmmm

    Good luck. Post some separate shots of them when you get a chance....
     
  5. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    The picture makes them hard to tell apart since they are all clumped up together. Could you get some pictures of 3-4 in small groups? Maybe with grouping chicks that look alike together?
     
  6. brandoncakes

    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are such cute little poofballs! I cant wait for mine to hatch!
     
  7. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My friend took this picture for me. I can't get more pictures until I am out there this weekend. Sorry.
     
  8. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL I wouldn't mind if I got GL polish hen to replace the one I lost earlier this year.

    I will post better shots this weekend or next week!

    P.S. Don't tell my dog, [​IMG] but I think I am more excited to see my chicks and figure out what they are, then to go see his new 2-week-old puppies. Puppies and chicks, what a fun weekend this is going to be. [​IMG]
     
  9. De

    De Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will have to look at there combs, but I think I see some golden sebright...black with brown faces...
     
  10. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't think I see any crests, but it looks like it might be a group of GLWs in the middle?
     

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