supposed to be grey Japanese bantam

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eggbert420, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Hi, Wondering if anybody knew if Japanese bantams ever came with feather legs, or black feet? I purchased some from Ideal poultry last wed. I got them home and they have feathered legs. So I called them up and they said to come back next wed for free replacement birds. I got them today and two of them have feathered shanks. Here are some pics, could anybody tell me what they might be? The first two are 1day old and the second two are 1 week old Thank you [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Please help me. I need to know what breed these chicks are.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Since you got them from Ideal, they're probably "purebred" (at least in hatchery quality terms). That means either they're a different breed or poor quality Japanese bantams with stubs--small feathers on the legs of clean-legged birds that are a disqualification when showing. Considering how light the leg feathering is, and the fact that their color pattern/type/other physical traits don't closely match any other bantam, feather-legged breed I know of, I'm leaning toward hatchery quality Japanese bantams with stubs.
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Thank you, BantomLover21 for responding to my question.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Bantam Lover
     
  6. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    up like that also. Just the Greys though.well one might be black. They are from the 2-8-17 hatch. [​IMG]
     
  7. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Did you get them from a breeder? Or did you get them from a hatchery?
     
  8. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine came from ideal also.
     
  9. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Two of mine are rose combs, don't know about the rest but four of them have feather legs. I only ordered grey Japanese bantams.
     
  10. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got assorted Japanese's. This was taken the2-13. I received another 7 on the 16 th. All appear to have single combs but I only have 3 starting to develop combs. I really want males but since I want boys it looks like I have 12 girls from straight run! Time will tell but shoot ! If I wanted egg layers they would be roosters.
     

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