What breed are my bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenpoop143, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. Chickenpoop143

    Chickenpoop143 Hatching

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    Hey guys! I just purchased these babies from my local TSC and I am stumped on breed. The almost solid black one has no leg feathers but the skunk looking ones do..any ideas? They were straight run Bantams. Their wing feathers are half black half white, solid white bellies and black backs with these pretty cool colors on top.
     

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  2. MinervaELS

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    They're adorable! :love We've been having a hard time getting bantam chicks IDed but I've been looking at tons of pictures trying to figure out what mine are so I'll try to lend a hand.

    Are their legs feathered or bare?
     
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  3. Chickenpoop143

    Chickenpoop143 Hatching

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    Thank you this is the first time I haven’t been able to identify a breed lol their legs are feathered except the almost solid black one. I’ve looked and have exhausted myself looking at tons of different chick pics. The closets I have come is a mottled Japanese bantam chick but these have feathered legs so maybe a Cochin mix?
     
  4. Chickenpoop143

    Chickenpoop143 Hatching

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    What do yours look like?
     
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  5. MinervaELS

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    I'm thinking mottled cochin for the ones with a bunch of white, and maybe barred cochin for the dark one? Take a look at those chicks and see what you think. That still leaves the bare legged one though. Do you have a picture from the side of him?

    I think I have mine tracked down to gold sebrights, silver sebrights, silver duckwing game, and then the red game. Maybe. :gig
     
  6. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    My molted Cochin chicks looked like them. That’s my guess
     
  7. Chickenpoop143

    Chickenpoop143 Hatching

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    Let me get a pic of that one real quick
     
  8. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    The black and white ones are Mottled Cochin Bantams.
     
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  9. Chickenpoop143

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    Here is the one without feathered legs and the one with.
     

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  10. MinervaELS

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    Hmm that one is trickier. Does he have a bunch of white on his wings? I'm thinking a black variety of Old English or Japanese or Dutch but a lot of dark chicks seem to look like that! :)
     

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