What breed feather footed banty?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by taprock, May 25, 2011.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I stopped at the feed store and my son found 4 chicks which he wanted to get. I asked what breed and was told "banty". I said "yes, but what breed?". "They are feather footed banties." [​IMG] sigh... So can anyone help me out on what these little ones are? The flash seems to washed the color out a bit.

  2. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    they look like D uccle mille fleur
  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2010
    Nenana, AK
    They look like a lovely little batch of mille fleur D'Uccles. My favorite breed of bantam.
  4. smallcitychick

    smallcitychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2010
    Central Washington
  5. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City

  6. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's too funny! I had just decided to look for a few banties and that is one breed I thought would be fun. Problem was I could not find any around locally and didn't want to order 25. My son found them at the feed store - only ones left. I told him I was sure they were sold - he went and asked. I got them for a buck a piece. Are they too young to tell sex yet?
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    You should be able to sex them in about 2 weeks. They look like they are 2 weeks old. I only picked one Mille Fleur, I thought my hubby would of been upset.lol. Hubby said no more chicks, but he wasn't and now I'm totally regretting not getting a few more. Luckily, I think mine is a pullet. Her comb is yellow and pretty small at 4 weeks.
    Last edited: May 25, 2011
  8. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:[​IMG] You did good!! My local feed store wants $3.50 for Mutts
  9. DancingHen

    DancingHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Central Oregon Coast
    Definately look like mille fleur d'uccles. Such a great breed! I have 6 in my brooder right now. [​IMG] You can sex d'uccles early, but do't be sure until they are at least 6 weeks. The roos get pink combs very early, and the girls maintain small yellowish combs. I had one roo pink up by three weeks, but my other two waited until about week five.

    Those are nice looking chicks you got! They look healthy. Great find. [​IMG]
  10. BigMikeK89

    BigMikeK89 Out Of The Brooder

    May 2, 2013
    Moores Hill, Indiana
    Yay, your post helped alot. I was down at the local tractor supply and saw some on these. The sign said "Stright Run Bathams" so I asked what breed, they said.... Bathams. lol I have been reading and looking all over and here is my answer. I have 4 at the moment, and 4 Cornish X. I am planing on geting some more x's and for sure some Rhoad Island Reds. If I like these guys maybe a few more..... lol

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