What are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dbullock, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. dbullock

    dbullock Out Of The Brooder

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    These birds were sold to a friend of mine as bantams and I traded some olive-egger chicks for them. They have "puffy heads" as my kids like to say. Their legs are a pale blue and their coloration varies from a solid reddish-gold, solid black and salt and pepper. The solid black with no "puffy head" in the bottom left corner is a barred-rock x EE cross that is about two weeks younger and she is slightly larger than the "puffy heads", just for size reference.

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  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Half polish half unknown bantam??[​IMG]
     
  3. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Polish crosses but I do not think they are bantams
     
  4. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    I'll say polish cross but the silver laced one might be pure. looks like a roo from here.
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I'm thinking Polish too, but they look kinda big for bantams......
     
  6. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    I have some silkie crosses with a puff. they look very similar to yours.
     
  7. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    Quote:I would think some whould have feather legs then [​IMG]
     
  8. dbullock

    dbullock Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking that they might be too big to be bantams. Not what I wanted to hear.

    How do you tell the roos from the hens? Some have a "red hangy-down thing" (my own scientific definition) below their beaks. Is that a roo?
     

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