These may be bantam Rhodes... help? :) *pics included*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by monarc23, May 9, 2009.

  1. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I recieved eggs from some great friends here on BYC... they bought them as RIR eggs from a breeder, but when they opened up two of the cartons they noticed how tiny they were compaired to the standard sized normal RIR eggs they got from this same breeder.

    They then ended up not having room in their bator so along with OTHER eggs they gave me these questionables...

    Before hatching, I was thinking MAYBE im lucky and they are bantam RIRs.... the first one hatched and i was like YES they ARE bantam RIRs...


    because.... (this chick is next to a standard hatchery RIR chick chick in question is on the right):

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    Then this one hatched out a bit ago today *chick on left* (the darker red hatched out yesterday they arent due until monday go figure...)::::

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    Can pure bred possible bantam RIRs come in chipmunky stripey like that?? I understand they may be crosses, but im being optiomistic here [​IMG] they were sold as RIRs (no info on standard or bantam but there was large brown and small light brown eggs)....these are from the small light brown eggs.
     
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  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the dark chick is bearded??
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:if it is it's not anywhere near bearded like my ameraucanas were. Herm I see what you mean though but "in person" they look just like a normal chick face. Need to go look at them again now...



    ETA;;;;;; ugh.. it is! [​IMG] *pouts* LOL. Oh well they are still cute... so obvious mixes.. mixes of what I have no clue... need to grow these cuties out now as I want to see what they are "more of". Esp that dark one...
     
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