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Rural King "Assorted Bantams"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by farmboyjohn, Jun 22, 2018.

  1. farmboyjohn

    farmboyjohn Hatching

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    Good morning! I am at a loss... I bought these Bantams at Rural King in Heath, Ohio in May. They are now about 5 weeks old. I have never seen a Bantam quite like these. I try to handle them everyday, but they still struggle, and when one got out of the cage, it flew high! What am I raising?? I thought they might be a "game" type Bantam, but not at all sure. THANKS so very much for any help anyone could offer. John in Ohio
     

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  2. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    That's a Black Ringneck Pheasant. It's never going to tame down.
     
  4. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    Damn, I was off. Thanks @Gray Farms !! I never would have guessed that one for the OP!
     
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  5. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    I thought it looked awkward! :)
     
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  6. Alexandra33

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    Gorgeous! :love No telling what I'd give to find pheasants at my local RK....:lol:

    ~Alex
     
  7. 21hens-incharge

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    HOLY WOW!! Cool pheasant babies!
     
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  8. farmboyjohn

    farmboyjohn Hatching

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    Thanks so much for your help! I appreciate it. John in Ohio
     
  9. farmboyjohn

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    Thanks! I was so puzzled by this, and have never had any exposure to Pheasants. What a surprise!
     
  10. farmboyjohn

    farmboyjohn Hatching

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    THANKS for solving my mystery! I truly appreciate it. I knew something wasn't right, but have never had this kind of experience. The dogs sure knew! They leave all my other laying hens and bantams alone, but they were constantly running around the cage of these! I guess I will keep them caged till they are more mature and let them out...... Thanks again for your help! John in Ohio
     

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