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What breeds are these Bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OF65, Apr 21, 2018.

  1. OF65

    OF65 Chirping

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    I know the three on the right starting at the bottom are Minorca and two Cochins above. But it is the two roosters on the left that have me puzzled. The top one now is solid black, comb , beak, and feet. The muffed one below has slleek hard feathers, long narrow body, stiff hock feathers and feathered legs.
    All roosters .
     

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Top left is a Black Sumatra, Bottom left is an Easter Egger "if clean legged".
     
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  3. OF65

    OF65 Chirping

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    Ok that is what I thought on the Sumatra. The bottom left is not clean legged.
     
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  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    If its feather legged then its most likely a crossbred. Might be a d'Uccle and either a black with leakage or a birchen. And I think its a pullet.
     
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  5. OF65

    OF65 Chirping

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    I was wondering about the d'uccle as I think they do have the stiff hock feathers, but it has been to many years since I raised them. I don't mind it being a pullet, as it has grown and feathered fully the gold locks are deepening in color. A white locket/bib in front makes for interesting looks. The muffs and beard have much more fullness now too.
     
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  6. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Agree. How old is the bottom one? It sure does look like a pullet!
     
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  7. OF65

    OF65 Chirping

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    All 10 weeks old. I thought the Samatra was a pullet but it is fighting with the other cocks. Oh in that picture they were about 8 weeks old. I need to take new pictures.
     
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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Pullets at this age play fight just as much as cockerels. That's no defining sign of either sex.
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    agree with Gray Farm posts
     

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