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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yomama, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. yomama

    yomama Overrun With Chickens

    Hi there,

    I am new to this forum, and to chickens as well. I recently purchased 4, 1yr old hens. I am unsure of what the two bantam varieties are. I was told by the guy that I bought them from that the red one is a Rhode Island Red Bantam, and he was unsure of what breed the little black hen was. I know that he did have some game mix hens running around, so I am wondering if maybe they may have a little of that too. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

    thanks!
     
  2. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

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    Could you post a pic or two of them? I am sure someone here can tell what they are for ya.
     
  3. yomama

    yomama Overrun With Chickens

    Didn't realize that posted [​IMG] I'm having a hard time getting the pictures to post. I'll put them up as soon as I can. Thanks for the quick response!
     
  4. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

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    If you have trouble doing the photos you can always upload them to photobucket and then copy/paste the IMG code under the pic to your post here. [​IMG]
     
  5. yomama

    yomama Overrun With Chickens

    Finally able to get some pictures up. These are the hens I am trying to identify the breeds of. The first two are of "Violet", and the last two are of "Spicy". I do know they are Bantams. I was told that Spicy was a Rhode Island Red Bantam, but I don't know.
    Thanks!!


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    https://www.backyardchickens.com/fo...ickens.com/forum/uploads/44142_dscf0059_059-2.[​IMG]jpg[/img]re are the hens I am trying to identify the breeds of:[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    They look like RIR bantam and black sex-link bantam. If the person you got them from had a barred rock bantam, this is very likely. Cute! They have tiny heads like OEGB!
     
  7. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    I was trying to see what kind of comb the little red hen has, it doesn't look like a single comb. Can you tell?
     
  8. yomama

    yomama Overrun With Chickens

    I tried to get a little better picture of the red bantam's comb this time. It's very minimal, compared to the other hens. This one Screams too! If I try to pick the others up, they will make alot of noise. But if I pick this one up, she literally sounds like she could be in a horror movie! She settles down quickly, but it still freaks you out at first! (Not sure if that is a breed trait, or a personality trait, but that's how she got her name-Spicy) Thank you to everyone trying to help me figure out what she and her coop mate are. I really appreciate it![​IMG]
     

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