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Types of Bantam Chickens

Ameraucana​
Ameraucana​

The Ameraucana is a pea comb, clean legged variety that originated in the U.S. Good disposition, non-agressive & very cold hardy. Weight: Female-26 oz. Male-30 oz Shipping is included with all chick prices.

Ancona ​Chicken​
Ancona ​Chicken​

Breed photos and information for Ancona Chickens whose name comes from the eastern Italian City of Ancona. A good layer that is an active forager. Breed photos and information for Ancona Chickens whose name comes from the eastern Italian City of Ancona.

Andalusian ​Chicken​
Andalusian ​Chicken​

Photo: A male Andalusian owned by R. A. Bowden taken at the National Poultry Show 2011. The Andalusian Chicken came to the UK around 1846 when some birds were imported from Andalusia, Spain.

Araucana​
Araucana​

The Ameraucana is a pea comb, clean legged variety that originated in the U.S. Good disposition, non-agressive & very cold hardy. Weight: Female-26 oz. Male-30 oz Shipping is included with all chick prices.

Australorp​
Australorp​

Photos and breed information about Australorp chickens, a docile breed that is a hardy, good egg layer that is happy free ranging and good with children.

Barbu d'Uccle​
Barbu d'Uccle​

The Barbu d'Uccle bantam is a true bantam, with no large counterpart it was developed by Michael van Gelder in the 1890's in Uccle on the outskirts of Brussels. He cross bred the Antwerp Belgian with a Dutch booted bantam (Sabelpoot) to produce the Barbu d'Uccle.

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Barnevelder​
Barnevelder​

We are so excited to be able to offer the beautiful double-laced or "partridge" Barnvelder in bantam size. These lovely, docile birds are good layers of bantam-sized dark brown eggs.

Booted ​Bantam​
Booted ​Bantam​

Chicken Breed Information - Booted Bantam - Booted Bantams are the same as the famous Belgian Bearded D'Uccle Bantam breed, except Booted bantams are non-bearded.

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Brahma ​Chicken​
Brahma ​Chicken​

Bantam hens are the bomb, and Brahma bantams are quite respectable layers. I have four 9-month old pullets and I am collecting 18+ eggs per week, sometimes 21 per week, and they are quite large for bantam eggs.

Buckeye ​Chicken​
Buckeye ​Chicken​

View Day-Old Buckeye Chickens available Online at Cackle Hatchery - a great dual purpose chicken breed that lays large brown eggs

Campine ​Chicken​
Campine ​Chicken​

The Campine also exists as a bantam in Europe but is not standardised in the UK in this size. Gold Campines are now very rare. Photo: Silver Campine, Large Male, owned by Goodwin & Mannion. Campine chickens originated from Antwerp in the northern part of Belgium.

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Chantecler ​Chicken​
Chantecler ​Chicken​

Chantecler Bantams Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by azhenhouse, Mar 31, 2012.

Cochin ​Chicken​
Cochin ​Chicken​

Cochins are known the world over for being big friendly balls of fluff and feathers. They don't lay well but are very popular because of their sweet personality and fantastic mothering qualities. Cochins became famous in the 1800s when this Chinese breed was given as a gift to Queen Victoria of England, who absolutely adored them.

Cornish ​Chicken​
Cornish ​Chicken​

A Cornish is a particular breed of chicken. Traditional Cornish hens are female Cornish chickens. The Cornish hens available in grocery stores are actually a hybridized breed of bird developed especially for commercial production.

Croad ​Langshan​
Croad ​Langshan​

The Croad Langshan was imported into this country from north China by a Major Croad in 1870 and the Croad Langshan ... There is a bantam ... All chickens listed here ...

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Delaware ​Chicken​
Delaware ​Chicken​

Purchase Delaware Chickens Online with Cackle Hatchery, trusted since 1936 - we carry a variety of White & Brown Egg Layers, plus much more.

Dominique ​Chicken​
Dominique ​Chicken​

Dominique Bantam - Sold as Baby Chicks Only . Shipped Early Feb thru Mid August. Limit of 5 on Sexed Bantams.

Dorking ​Chicken​
Dorking ​Chicken​

Dorking Chickens come in two sizes, the standard and the smaller bird known as the bantam. There are several unique features of the Dorking Chicken. They have red ear lobes but lay white eggs.

Dutch Bantam​
Dutch Bantam​

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Faverolles ​Chicken​
Faverolles ​Chicken​

Bantam Cock: 1130 – 1360g, Hen: 907 – 1133g. Colours: Black, Laced Blue, Buff, Cuckoo, Ermine, Salmon, White (Standardised UK). Useful to Know: The name Faverolles comes from a village name in France.

Frizzle​
Frizzle​

Thanks for the input. I figured that I should split the pair, and it just so happens that a local person was selling a trio of smooth white Cochin bantams. So I'm putting my frizzle Roo with the two smooth hens and can pair the frizzle hen with the smooth Roo. Win win. But now I have another question.

Hamburg ​Chicken​
Hamburg ​Chicken​

Chicken Breed Information - Hamburg ... HOME BLOG ABOUT CHICKENS MY ACCOUNT CHICKEN HELP CONTACT US. ... Large Fowl & Bantam Size: Small (4-5 lbs)

Holland ​Chicken​
Holland ​Chicken​

Holland chickens grow slowly compared to other heavy poultry breeds. But their ability to forage for some of their food make up this small disadvantage. Holland chicken is an excellent breed for the backyards and barnyards that thrives in a free range environment.

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Houdan ​Chicken​
Houdan ​Chicken​

Day-Old Mottled Houdan Chickens - an Old French Breed of Domestic Chicken at Cackle Hatchery - View Mottled Houdan Baby Chicks Availability & Order Today

Japanese ​Bantam​
Japanese ​Bantam​

Japanese Bantam The Japanese Bantam is a truly unusual breed of chicken! It's one of the few breeds that's a "true bantam", meaning it is not and never was bred as a standard-size chicken.

Java Chicken​
Java Chicken​

Java. Origins: The Java originated from the United States however, sources are different as to when it appeared.It is thought to be around the time period between the 1830’s and 1850’s.

Jersey Giant​
Jersey Giant​

Black Jersey Giant - Sold as Baby Chicks Only. Shipped Early Feb thru Late July.

Lakenvelder​
Lakenvelder​

Order Day-Old Silver Lakenvelder Baby Chicks for Sale at Cackle Hatchery - Hatching & Shipping Rare Breed White Egg Laying Chickens Since 1936

Legbar​
Legbar​

Order Day-Old Cream Legbars Baby Chicks at Cackle Hatchery. This breed are the Most Popular Chicken Breed for Colored Egg Laying. Click now!

Leghorn ​Chicken​
Leghorn ​Chicken​

Recently raised a leghorn bantam hen and i'd have to say she's not the best breed I've had. She completed the flock of course and is friendly towards the other chickens but she's really flighty and doesn't like to be picked up. I mainly got chickens for eggs and pets so wanted a tame breed.

Marans​
Marans​

So we're getting eggs nearly daily from our bantam black copper maran. These are her eggs: For size comparison, clockwise from the back left the eggs are from our welsummer, cuckoo maran, leghorn, two from our maran bantam, and a brahma bantam.

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Minorca ​Chicken​
Minorca ​Chicken​

Most old poultry texts call Minorca’s ‘Red Faced Spanish’ and considered them a sub-variety of the Spanish chicken breed. They seemed to remain unchanged until Northern fanciers took an interest in increasing their size for exhibiting who are believed to have crossed them with Langshans or Orpingtons. Evidence of this can be seen by their greenish-black plumage. As the breed was spread around the country, there were other breeders who also had a part in changing their appearance.

Modern Game ​Fowl​
Modern Game ​Fowl​

Modern Game Bantams Modern Game Bantams began to appear in the 1860’s and by the early 1900’s, like their large counterparts had evolved into the type of birds we see today. Their numbers did not suffer like their large counterparts during the First World War as they were far cheaper to keep, consuming less feed.

Naked Neck​
Naked Neck​

Turken "Naked Neck" - Sold as Baby Chicks Only. Shipped Early Feb thru Late July.

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New ​Hampshire Chicken​
New ​Hampshire Chicken​

Active birds. Bantam weights vary between different standards. Photo: New Hampshire Red Male. Photo courtesy Rupert Stephenson. New Hampshire Red Chickens take their name from the State of New Hampshire in the U.S which neighbours the State of Rhode Island that developed the well-known Rhode Island Red (RIR).

Old English ​Game Fowl​
Old English ​Game Fowl​

The Old English Game is a British breed of domestic chicken. It was probably originally bred for cockfighting. Two different standards are recognised by the Poultry Club of Great Britain: Carlisle Old English Game and Oxford Old English Game. There is also an Old English Game bantam.

Orloff Chicken​
Orloff Chicken​

Of all the chickens we raise, our bantam Orloff’s are the most rare. As a breed the Russian Orloff is quite rare in the U.S., however the bantam variety is even more so. We feel very fortunate to have a flock of these lovely birds.

Orpington ​Chicken​
Orpington ​Chicken​

A miniature size of the Buff Orpington Standard chicken and admitted to the American Poultry Standard of Perfection in 1960, this poultry variety of the Orpington chicken breed makes for a good backyard chicken and egg production.

Pekin Chicken​
Pekin Chicken​

The Pekin bantam chook is a true bantam chicken, diminutive in size but large in love-ability. In fact they are one of the few true bantams that exist in the chicken world. Bantam breeds can be categorized into two types – true and miniature standard. Miniature standard bantams are chickens that have been bred to be smaller versions of their ...

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Plymouth ​Rock Chicken​
Plymouth ​Rock Chicken​

Plymouth Rock Barred Plymouth Rocks or "Barred Rocks", as they're called, are one of the most popular dual-purpose chickens on small farms today. Their heritage is unclear with reports of different crosses, but what is clear is that they're very friendly, great layers of large brown eggs and able to withstand cold weather quite nicely.

Polish ​Chicken​
Polish ​Chicken​

Polish chickens can also be bearded (depending on the variety), which sees a profusion of feathers around the head and face. The rooster has the unusual, red V-shaped comb which often gets lost in his head feathers. Earlobes are white and wattles are red. The coloring of the legs is gray and they have four toes to each foot.

Rhode Island ​Red​
Rhode Island ​Red​

Rhode Island Red Bantam - Sold as Baby Chicks Only. Shipped Early Feb thru Mid August. Limit of 5 on Sexed Bantams.

Rosecomb​
Rosecomb​

The Rosecomb is an old breed of bantam, which originates in Great Britain but little is known about the history of the breed. They have a large rose comb with striking white earlobes and wattles. They males have long sickle tail feathers and the legs are slate blue, long and graceful.

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Sebright ​Chicken​
Sebright ​Chicken​

Chicken Breed Information - Sebright Bantam - Well, aren't these little guys sweet! Sebrights are a very special breed of bantam chicken in that the males and females have exactly the same feathering. It took Sir John Sebright over 30 years to develop this trait.

Serama​
Serama​

The Malaysian Serama bantam is the smallest breed of chicken in the world, weighing less than 500g. They are only 15-25 centimetres tall and are the result of crossing Japanese bantams with Malaysian bantams.

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Silkie​
Silkie​

Of all the ornamental chicken breeds, the Silkie Bantam is one of the most popular and beloved, and certainly one of the most entertaining to watch. Can't you tell why? They're the lap kitty of the chicken world, complete with hair-like plumage and an incredibly sweet temperament.

Sumatra ​Chicken​
Sumatra ​Chicken​

Sumatra Chickens were originally imported from Sumatra in 1847 to the U.S. and Europe for the purpose of cockfighting, but today Sumatras are primarily kept for exhibition. 1883 is the year the Black Sumatra was first inducted into the American Standard of Perfection. Sumatras Characteristics: Sumatras are a distinctive fowl which look less ...

Sussex ​Chicken​
Sussex ​Chicken​

The Sussex chicken is a dual purpose utility breed that is also popular on the show scene and relatively easy to keep. They come in eight colours – Brown, Buff, Coronation, Light, Red, Speckled, Silver, White (that are standardised in the UK). They are also available in bantam versions. Sussex chickens are upright, alert, and usually docile.

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Welsummer​
Welsummer​

* Any order of 15+ chicks ships via USPS Priority Mail service, and 3-14 chicks ship via USPS Express Mail. Why we use the USPS * We offer Marek's vaccinations on all standard (large fowl) chicks, and you'll have the opportunity to select that during the checkout process.

Wyandotte ​Chicken​
Wyandotte ​Chicken​

A miniature size of the Columbian Wyandotte Standard chicken and admitted to the American Poultry Standard of Perfection in 1905. This poultry variety of the Wyandotte breed makes for a good backyard chicken and egg production.</p> <p>Many people who