What is this bantam pair?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cottontail farm, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bought at an auction last month. She's sitting on eggs already. They are TINY> I thought they were a Dutch pair, but his legs don't look the right color? They're very white.

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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I'd say some type of game bantam cross.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

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    Definitely not a mix, sorry QueenMisha [​IMG]
     
  4. QueenMisha

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    Forgive me if I'm wrong (I haven't worked extensively with Dutch Bantams), but if they were pure, shouldn't they be showing slate legs and pure white lobes? Or is this typical for "lazy hatchery quality?"
     
  5. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dutch bantam.
     
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  6. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's why I wondered, the leg color. The hen does have blue legs but his are white.
     
  7. QueenMisha

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    If the hen's legs are slate, then I would say she's a Dutch Bantam - though not great quality. The rooster's ear lobes, legs, and body shape make me think mix. Maybe Dutch mix, but my inclination was toward something like an American Game bantam mix.
     
  8. drumstick diva

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