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What kind of bantam?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Arztwolf, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Calliope, a hen (I hope) that I bought to keep my OEGB, Amoeba, company. She is a little bigger and wider than Amoeba and has some slight feathering on her feet. The person who brought her listed the whole group as "Game Chickens" and I did see some obvious OEGBs in there.



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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Looks like an OEGB mix, at least I don't recognize the variety. Some chickens have light leg-feathering, not as a breed characteristic, but a defect (called "stubs"). Usually because in their past they were crossbred with another feathered-legged breed.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Old English Game mix most likely (since Old English Game shouldn't have small feathers on the legs, and I don't think she is a recognized color variety).
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Old English Game mix.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Then it is agreed.
     
  6. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait! But what about a Vorwerk Mix???? Except for the red earlobes but those could be from the crossbreeding.
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2015
  7. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A little too small and rare to be a Vorwerk cross.

    Here's a better pic of her.
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  8. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ya i see wat yu meen.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    old English game mix
     

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