What are these bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clyphelia, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. clyphelia

    clyphelia Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 23, 2016
    My husband got a few bantams from a feed store this morning and we aren't sure what they are. Any ideas?

    The other one that looks like this has faint dark smudges on its back. Porcelains?

    This chipmunk one might be old English?

    Then there are five that have the same style but differing colors. Some are more black and yellow and some are more black and silver. All are feather footed.
  2. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 24, 2016
    Relaxing with my Buns
  3. Carter M

    Carter M Out Of The Brooder

    May 2, 2015

    Definitely not silkies. Probably Cochins.
  4. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2015
    Up North
    I'm not sure about the first one.The second looks like an Old English Game Bantam. The next looks like Dark Brahma Bantsm or Silver Pencilled Cochin Bantam. The next looks like a Light Brahma Bantam. What kind of combs do the feather legged chicks have? You could post more pictures once they feather out to be sure on breeds and varieties. :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    very cute but, don't have a clue at this early age
  6. clyphelia

    clyphelia Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 23, 2016
    Thank you for all the helpful responses!

    Now that they are a little older, I have a better idea about some of these chicks, but some are still confounding me! The first ones turned out to be white/white frizzle Cochins.

    Three of them are similar pattern but different in color
    All are single combs. Some kind of Cochin? The one has almost a blue barred look to the wings but I have no clue.

    This one I'm thinking silver laced Cochin.

    Then I got some new chicks thinking they would go with this group, but they didn't match when we got them home.
    All single combs and no beards on any of these. We are thinking the one may also be a silver laced but no clue on the other two? Could be two different color tones of Mille fleurs? Any input would be appreciated!

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