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Still trying to determine what our mystery bantam is.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 15chxinTX, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. 15chxinTX

    15chxinTX Out Of The Brooder

    I am going to repost a few pictures of my bantam to see if I can find out what kind he/she is. Also anybody know when we will know whether it will crow or lay?

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    Last edited: Apr 5, 2009
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    She is awfully cute! I am not sure the breed. If it's a hen the average time they start laying is 26 weeks. Some start earlier and some later. Depends on the chicken.
     
  3. hippiehen

    hippiehen wastefully exuberant

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    They look like EE's to me!
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Three of them look like bantam Amerucanas (Easter Eggers). The one in your hand looks like a BB Red or Blue Breasted Red OEGB.
     
  5. Sparrow

    Sparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like an EE, but without the green legs. Strange. She is gorgeous, though! ^_^
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    The chick in the last picture looks to be a black breasted red oegb.
     
  7. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree. I had one that looked just like that. It was the noisiest chick of them all. We nicknamed him "The Evangelist" because he would stand up tall and straight in the brooder and just talk up a storm to all the other chicks.
     
  8. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its likely an old english
     
  9. Quella

    Quella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote for Easter Egger. They're supposed to be sort of "mutts", right?
     

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