New Bantams...Help with these 3 colors please??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ESofVA, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it was time for chicken math! I asked the store owner to order some bantams, I was thinking I would take 15, Then they came!! The 15 went to 20...25....30...and I took 35 home,
    Almost all of them have feathered feet/legs. I have a few that appear to be frizzled.
    Some Sebrights and D'Uccles, and some I am just not sure about. I tried to make sure I didn't come home with OEGB.
    I think it is a bit early to try to guess on some of the breeds but I am wondering about color.
    Anyone know what colors these are?


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    Those silvery white lines from its beak, up its face and around top side of eyes...both sides are the same.
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    and this is one of my young Sebrights. He is a pale creamy color and appears to have some light buff?
    What color is he going to be?? I purchased eggs from a breeder.
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Its a little too young to tell the color pattern of your chicks. However, I can tell you that your Sebright is not a Sebright. Sebrights have rosecombs (yours has a single-comb) and more slender bodies. To tell the truth, I honestly don't know what breed your "Sebright" is. Perhaps post photos in a week or two, and then we'll see.
     
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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Took a few more pics this last evening . Here he is again along with the two pullets that all hatched from that set of eggs. I will see if I can get better pics of their combs. I hadn't EVEN thought about his single comb and I have even had Sebrights before!!!!

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  5. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the colors of the small chicks that are in the 1st pictures...I really wasn't wondering about pattern...just basic color.
     
  6. BantamLover21

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    I think that all of those chicks are Sebrights, with the color variety being Buff-Laced. Sometimes, individuals of rose-combed breeds end up showing single-combs because of single-combed ancestry. Your cockerel is probably a Sebright, just not a show-quality one.
     
  7. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know they aren't show quality but I do care about breeding birds that are of better than hatchery quality! So, I know it has been said that when you buy from a hatchery you get just that...hatchery quality chicks (these were not hatchery birds but I do but those too). I try to keep only the best ones and improve as I go.
    I just came back in from feeding chickens and moving chicks out of the garage so they could have some sun today. I checked the Sebrights above and the pullets appear to have the correct combs.
    TY
     

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