My polish. Standard or Bantam? New Pics of Roo!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickens112, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wanting to figure out if my polish are bantam or standard here are my two pullets. In the pics they are around 6 months old.
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    Thanks for any comments. Also what do you think of their quality?
     
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  2. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

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    Oh good, you did see my post on the other thread! [​IMG] Hope you get some good info. [​IMG]
     
  3. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes I did. sorry about that
     
  4. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well we can't tell how big they are from a picture with nothing as reference for their size.

    If you could give us their measured height, weight, ect, that would help. [​IMG]
     
  5. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try to get a pics with them next to something
     
  6. byrandom

    byrandom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a hand on the bottom of the second picture? And the first picture the chainlink fence....

    I'm thinking Bantam.
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yep, now that I see the hand, I say bantam. Unfortunately chain link comes in different sizes, so that is hard to use as a reference.
     
  8. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I just went and weighed them and the two hens are 3 lbs and they are just at 50 wks old.
    My rooster is 3.5 lbs and he is at 6 months. Those pics abover were from when the hens were about 5-6 months old. So would their weights show they are standard? Thanks
     
  9. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
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    Yeah, that is too heavy for bantams. If I remember correctly the standard weight for a bantam roo is 30 oz. (so just under 2 lbs.). They aren't huge birds, but they are average size chickens as large fowl. You must have large fowl...is that what they were sold to you as? It is so hard to tell from the pictures. And they still have a little bit of growing to do, too.
     
  10. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The two hens I got as eggs, and the lady did not tell me. The rooster was sold to me as standard but I was not sure since right now he is just a little bit bigger than the two hens. So do you know about (age wize) when they will reach their full size?

    Also Crunchie I may be looking for some hatching eggs in the future. I sent you a pm about it.
     

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