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We think that this is a Dutch bantam

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pokemonfan, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. pokemonfan

    pokemonfan Out Of The Brooder

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    This dutch bantam got thrown over our fence last week, she is fine but i just want to confirm she's female as she crows and often jumps on other chickens backs as a cockerel would
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a rooster, and dutch bantams have white ear lobes. Other than telling you its a him and not a dutch, I can't tell you anything else sorry.
     
  3. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cockeral acts like a cockeral probably is a cockeral to me
     
  4. pokemonfan

    pokemonfan Out Of The Brooder

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    What breed is he?
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    That is definitely a cockerel, and it is not a Dutch Bantam. Dutch Bantams have white earlobes and slate colored legs. He might be an Old English Game bird cross, or a mix of other breeds.
     
  6. pokemonfan

    pokemonfan Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought roosters had spurs, this doesn't have spurs. If it has no spurs how do you know its male?
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It might be too young to have spurs, or may just not grow them. I know that it is a male because of the large, red comb and wattles, long, thick legs, long tail feathers, and pointy hackles and what look like saddle feathers (though I can't see them too well in this picture). This bird is 100% a male.
     
  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks to young to have spurs yet, and some hens can get spurs too [​IMG]
     

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