What breed are these bantam babies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nurseemi, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    I got them for my broody Pekin hen. The farm shop could only tell me they were bantams of some sort. They are around 2-3 weeks old
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  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think at this stage they are too young to tell the breed.
    They have feathered feet and Single comb from what I can see
    So they could be pekin bantams or some cross.
    They may not even be pekin bantams,
    You may have to wait until they have grown up a little more to tell.
    Goodluck.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    They look like possible Pekin bantams, but keep us posted!
     
  4. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks! I'll post another update in a couple of weeks. Do you think they could be duccle chicks?
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Well, from what I can see in the picture they don't look like they have "puffy" cheeks. d'Uccles have "puffy" cheeks as well as feathered feet.
     
  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not exactly sure what breed at the moment, but almost 100% certain they're not d'Uccles. [​IMG] Not only are d'Uccles puffier, but they almost have a "frosted" look to their down.

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  7. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    I see. Thanks so much for your replies :)
    I'll post more pics of my mystery babies soon. I love them either way! I don't mind if they're a cross of some sort. We keep them more as cherished pets. We don't breed or show or anything like that. So I'm just curious more than anything.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They are much too young - if they develop straight combs and feathered feet they may be bantam cochins. Please post new photos at 6-8 weeks of age.
     
  9. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok will do thank you!
     
  10. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi again!
    These babies are now 5-6 weeks old. Any guesses on breed or gender? I think the white one is a cockerel! The red/brown one a pullet hopefully? [​IMG]
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