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Mystery Bantam from Ideal

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brideofchaos, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. brideofchaos

    brideofchaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, y'all,

    I got the 25 Bantam Assortment special from Ideal today and most of the chicks I figured out were Cochins and d'uccles...but this one stumps me, due to color. They HAD told me a couple weeks ago that they were currently hatching mainly cochins, d'uccles, silkies and OEGB. Could it be a funky color of OEGB? Any other ideas? I looked up all the breeds of bantams they hatched and that's the only thing that I could think of....pale yellowish (closer to white) with distinct black dots (maybe 3-4) on his back. Yellow legs. No extra toes, nor feather shanks.

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  2. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    What kind of comb does it have?
     
  3. Anira

    Anira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ideal has a million different OEGB colors (about 60, actually). I have a few chicks I suspect are OEGB from Ideal (I ordered 10 assorted bantams, they sent me 14 and 15 packing peanuts), but I have absolutely no idea on color, as there are a few each that have similar colored babies. You'll pretty much just have to wait until the color comes in.

    For anyone else throwing out guesses, there aren't many other breeds it can be. Ideal only has these other breeds for bantams:

    Sultan
    Brahma
    Cochin
    D'uccle
    Silkie
    EE
    Black Rosecomb
    Black Sumatra
    Buff Orp
    Single Comb Nankin
    RIR
    Sicilian Buttercup
    WCB Polish
    Single Comb White Leghorn
    WFB Spanish
    Cornish
    D'anver
    Dutch
    Japanese
    Modern
    (OEGB)
    Sebright
    Wyandotte
    Rose Comb Nankin
     
  4. brideofchaos

    brideofchaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like single comb, so far.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    With that list...and knowing it has light yellow legs, single comb, no leg feathers, no muffs, no head crests, not a Cornish body, and a couple of black dots, I would guess OEGB if it is the same size as the others, ie, not really tiny. With that base and the black dots, if really small, it might be a mottled Japanese (but the dots don't look quite right).

    So my guess OEGB, but time will tell.

    LofMc
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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