What the heck type of bantam are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rebelprince76, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. rebelprince76

    rebelprince76 Out Of The Brooder

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    They're about 6 weeks old.
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  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dark cornish?
     
  3. rebelprince76

    rebelprince76 Out Of The Brooder

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    :-( I was so afraid someone would say Dark Cornish. I got 30 Hatchery's Choice bantams and so far I have 5 white cornish and 5 red laced cornish. I don't find cornish hens particularly attractive. Then today I was looking at these guys, of which I have 7, and it dawned on me that they looked a little cornishy as well. <sigh>
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Don't jump into conclusions based on one reply. [​IMG]

    What type of comb do they have? What was their color pattern as a chick?

    They could be Gold Laced Wyandottes, too.
     
  5. rebelprince76

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    they looked like chipmunks as babies. Until very recently they didnt have much of a comb at all.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yep, cornish then. . . Sorry.
     
  7. rebelprince76

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    Grrrrrr
    Well thank you very much for your help. :)
     
  8. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    what kind of comb do they have? My first thought when I saw them was gold-laced wyandotte - looks like my GLW chick that is about the same age. GLW have a rose comb, which on a 6 week old chick would be pretty flat.

    I'm no expert, though. [​IMG] Those chicks do look stockier than my chick.
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Regardless of comb, a chipmunk striped chick, and even now with the white tipping on those young feathers - All points to a partridge/dark colored Cornish.
     
  10. DTchickens

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    Look like Cornish to me. Funny thing is, you may not find them attractive at the moment. But they may grow on you. I used to dislike Oriental gamefowl, I may of even said "I'd never own one".. I now have a Shamo after hearing about them/doing research, and dream of getting more. Now, I still think Ga ho's are ugly, odd little elephantitis chickens.. But I'd like to get some of them as well if they ever popped up in the US or I had the time/money to import.

    -Daniel
     

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