Semi-newbie need help with Bantam ID

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Artemis1, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. Artemis1

    Artemis1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for reading! About a month ago, I bought 12 bantam chicks who were supposedly between 2 and 4 weeks old. I am starting to suspect that one group (we call them the "Blacks") may have been older. My girls and I literally had to run through the seller's yard to catch the chicks, so we didn't have time to really see what we had. BUT! My 5 year old had decided on and had her heart set that she would have a white one to name "Marshmallow"...we were able to nab a white one, yay! But he (i suspect) is much diffetent from the rest.

    He is beautiful, but I am unsure of what he is. White with light grey, neat speckles and clean-legged. The seller had many various types of mama and papa bantams, so i have quite a few mixes. Mutts are cool, but this little guy is just very different from the rest. I also have one named "Rocky Road", who should be arpund 7-8 weeks yet has pin feathers on his wings still. I was told that he or she (I HOPE) is probably a frizzle. The Blacks have developed their own flock and, of course, 4 of the 5 of them are roos. Theyve been crowing like mad for about 2 weeks. One is a Modern Game and thankfully, she's a hen. Don't want to give her up. I only give the other types to help show just how diverse this seller's birds were. I have tried to contact her, but she hasnt returned any emails. Thanks!
     
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    Ugh, photos won't load...i will keep trying, i apologize.
     
  3. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its probably a mutt. I suggest posting a pic.
     
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    Sorry it took so long, I have slow Internet :)[​IMG]
     
  5. Artemis1

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    As you can see, he sticks out like a sore thumb...
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  6. RJSorensen

    RJSorensen Chicken George

    Mutt or not, the white one is very cute. Looks to me to be a rooster as well… a pretty bird nonetheless and its name fits him well.

    RJ
     
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    Here are the others[​IMG]
     
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