What breed is this little blue muffed banty?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BantamCochin, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. BantamCochin

    BantamCochin Out Of The Brooder

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    Got this little one out of the local feed store bantam bin. Their supplier is Dunlap hatchery in idaho. It is clean legged, slate blue legs and feathers. Comb looks to be rose or pea, but not a single comb. Seems to have slightly puffy muffed ? cheeks, especially noticeable when it was 3 days old. I have noticed its wing feathers are very long. It likes to perch and is friendly, very easy-going personality. Definitely the families favorite! We named it "Finch" because it looked like a tiny finch when we first got it. The first 2 pics are when it was 3 days old, the rest of the pics are current, at about 4 weeks of age. Thanks!

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  2. minor_danger

    minor_danger Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it is some sort of silkie mix. Maybe silkie and EE. That's my best guess at least.
     
  3. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it has a rose comb, then I would say it is possibly a blue D'Anver.
     
  5. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have no clue, but she is VERY pretty!
     
  6. BantamCochin

    BantamCochin Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the input. I thought maybe a blue D'Anver as well, but that hatchery does not sell them. She is small like a micro-sized but not flighty, very calm, curious and friendly. Silkie crossed my mind but she does not have any extra toes and her feathering looks normal. That hatchery does sell bantam aracauna(EE)but I didnt know if there is such a thing as a self blue bantam Ameruacana/EE. Any ideas?
    Thanks for the compliment, pixiedouglas, we agree, she is cute!
     
  7. Ivy061

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  8. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That link is the Ameraucanas club, not EE's. It's possible, but not very common for them to magically be standard colors.
     
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  9. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Bantam EE girl that looks just like yours.
     
  10. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
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    I think She is a he and looks just like our little blue silkie X white EE Mix
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