my little ones have feathered out some

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickventure, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. chickventure

    chickventure Out Of The Brooder

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    Need Idea on possible breeds. Is feathered footed bantams
     
  2. Gwynevere

    Gwynevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of the feather-footed bantams there are 4 main breeds, d'Uccles, Cochins, Silkies, and Brahmas. If you don't have any chicks with black/blue faces then they are probably not silkies and you can eliminate that breed. After that you just have to go digging through pictures of chicks to try and find out what variety they most resemble. The one sitting on the lip of your brooder there looks like a dark Brahma to me.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    x2 Another thing to help you find out if it is a d'Uccle, a Cochin, or a Brahmas are: Cochins have single combs, Brahmas have pea combs, and d'Uccles have "puffy" cheeks.
     
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