My New Bantam Babies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Grindlefamily, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these two bantams today from a local lady - she said they were a mille fleur and old game hen mix - I am unsure how many generations they have been mixed, but these two are just beautiful.

    The smallest one is the same size as my 3 week old EE chicks, but has lots more feathers, except on her head. The older one is a bit bigger and the lady said she was about full grown. Both were hatched out this spring, just not sure when. (there were babies there no bigger than my thumb - okay a little bigger but not much!)

    Any guesses how old they are??

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    Louella
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    love your new babies
     
  3. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does the one in front (on pic) have feathers on its legs, too? If it does, it may get the ear muff feathers later like my six did. Your's is recently feathered out and will grow twice in size.
     
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  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Enjoy your new babies.
     
  5. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A wild guess would be 4 to 5 weeks old?..Anyhow they're adorable![​IMG]
     
  6. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute! Congrats on the new babies. [​IMG]
     
  7. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both have feathers on their feet - they are a mille fleur and game hen cross - they are so cute!

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