Random Bantams

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LaylaFlora, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Assorted bantams. Any guesses as to what they are? Breed/gender?? [​IMG]

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    This little black one is the smallest. It appears to have a single comb. Feather footed. Four toes. No beard or muffs.

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    This little white one appears to have either a single or pea comb. Not certain yet. Its comb is so tiny. Four toes.

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    This is a silkie--no doubt--black skin, five toes, three-part beard. I've never had silkies before. Is it a sizzle or a plain silkie? Also, the "bantam" silkies I got are much larger (and not much older according to feather count) than the other 2 mystery chicks. Are they notoriously big bantams or did I get regular sized silkies mislabeled as bantams? What do you think??
     
  2. WildWestChick

    WildWestChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dark one on top, I think is a Birchen Cochin.. But it might also be a Black Cochin with minimal white fuzz. :)
     
  3. WildWestChick

    WildWestChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies only come in 'Bantam Size' but some are bigger than most Bantam breeds. I hope that helps!
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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  5. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never even thought of birchen variety. Thank you!!

    I did not know this. I am a true silkie novice! Haha[​IMG] Thanks. It helps.
     
  6. WildWestChick

    WildWestChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup no problem ;) we all gotta start somewhere right?

    And I've always wanted to get bigger silkies and try to breed them up to large fowl size...hopefully that will be a project I can start soon :)
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Black Cochin, probably a Buff Rock,White Silkie.
     

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