Not actually "Old English Bantams" ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rhamnus, May 14, 2016.

  1. rhamnus

    rhamnus Hatching

    May 6, 2016
    Washington State
    Around a month ago I bought five baby chicks from a feed store. I was told they were all Old English Bantams, and the two larger ones were just a bit older. They told me they'd give me one for free if I bought all five because they were "trying to get rid of them." :p


    Here's their baby pics! Cute huh? :) They all looked quite similar, especially to a less-experienced chicken enthusiast like me.

    Now that they're older, though, I'm pretty sure the big ones are not actually Old English Bantams. I feel pretty stupid.

    Here are the ones who I'm unsure about. These ladies are twice the size of the others, and I believe the silver one might be an Egyptian Fayoumi? I love her but she beats up the other chicks. Not sure what the gold-colored girl is but my aunt told me she may be a Buttercup.

    Then there's this spotted gal...

    These last two I am more sure are Old English Bantams.

    I feel quite silly for not being sure of the breed when I bought them! :(
  2. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Crowing

    Jun 14, 2015
    Ontario, Canada
    They are CUTE!
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    Silver Duckwing and Gold Duckwing Phoenix pullets.

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