Which bantam is better?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jdc361, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want a clean legged bantam and I am going between OEGB or sebrights. Which is better? Any other breed suggestions?
     
  2. I have had both and like both that you mentioned. Have you considered stilt legged moderns?

    This is one of my buff Seabrights.[​IMG]
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined the BYC "flock".

    I haven't kept either of those breeds. Hopefully, somebody who has comes along soon and can help you out.[​IMG] In the meantime, you can read Sebright and Old English Game breed reviews, which might help you decide:

    Old English Game
    Sebright
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do sebrights have a kind personality?
     
  6. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    I keep Japanese Bantams... they are very cute and small... and have delicious eggs too. They come in so many colours and the roosters are usually very friendly. Make great pets if you get them when young or hatch them out yourself.
     
  7. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    Some of my Japanese Bantams.
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  8. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well which bantams do best with regular sized chickens?
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. I've raised several bantams breeds and I wouldn't recommend mixing any of them in a flock with regular sized chickens. I've tried to raise some of my bantams with regular sized chickens and ended up having to separate them into their own coop/run as they were taking a beating from the larger chickens. The only exception were our Polish (which also get picked on by other regular sized breeds because of their crests). My bantams and Polish got along just fine. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your bantams.
     
  10. ChristieB

    ChristieB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Pekins boss around my large breeds. They are gorgeous and friendly , they aren't clean legged though. I also had a bantam araucana who at one stage was the only bantam in a large breed flock. I think the trick is to either raise them together or add the large breeds before they are bigger than the bantams if you want them mixed
     

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