what breed is my bantam? from a newbie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by puppinchix, Jun 6, 2007.

  1. puppinchix

    puppinchix Hatching

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    Cluck Cluck! Our chicks are almost nine weeks old. This little gal was suppose to be a RIR, but turned out as some kind of bantam. I have searched the web for her specific breed (could not find any mention of RIR bantams or anything close to what she looks like). Any clues from the pros?

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  2. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Well i am no pro.....but could it be a bantam buff cochin?
    just a guess.
     
  3. puppinchix

    puppinchix Hatching

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    Thanks for the tip. I looked up the Cochin Bantams and think she could be either a Buff or a Red (she is very red now so will see what she looks like as she gets older). I always thought a chicken was a chicken was a chicken!
     
  4. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    [​IMG] Chickens are as different from each other as people are, that's one reason they are such interesting pets. Have fun!
     
  5. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I told my mother today that i cannot believe i have lived on this planet for 39 years
    and not realized how incredible chickens are. I cant explain it, but i think anyone who would be here to even read this would just know. I think if i stopped talking about my chicks.......I wouldn't have anything to say. I hope that goes away a little bit. [​IMG]
     
  6. puppinchix

    puppinchix Hatching

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    Hello Everyone and thanks for the replies.
    After I posted I left to take summer school for five weeks so have not been in touch. Can't believe how much the chix have grown in the last weeks [​IMG]
    Hopefully will soon be laying some eggs - they are only, barely 4 months old so have a bit yet - the freeloaders!
     

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