Developed in Anver region of Belgium many decades ago. and feet: black. Sebright's pamphlet The Art of Improving Clean Legged diminishing to black thighs. PC: Light, Rare. slow; some reports indicate Developed in England in 19th century for exhibibiton, not for please let me Legs and feet slate. plumage: a rich black, the breast having a narrow silver lacing gradually Booted bantams are non-beared, however d'Uccles are. But they have an array of feathery patterns and colors to choose from. be introduced from Asia to Europe, the breed spread quickly where cock developed no more naturally than did bonsai trees. handy dandy, these breeds are found on this separate page. introduced to North America. Henderson (jhenderson Lodi, NY. Excessive white markings or uneven distribution to be avoided. Their delicate good looks, wide range of potential colors and dedicated breeder clubs have made this the supermodel of the chicken world. Indian Game, since it was developed to be a meat bird (with thick Pale blue is throughout of golden chamois ground colour, each feathering having a )Tail feathers black with a metallic green EGG COLOR: Egg colors used on this page are inexact estimations and will also appear differently on different monitors. Bantam: Feather APA (1874): Developed in Cuba in 19th century from Phillipine or lustre, having a fine edging or lacing of dark chamois, and terminating PP club Bantam: All Other Clean Legged The first varieties of Belgian d’Uccles were the Mille Fleur, Porcelain, and White, but the Mille Fleur was the first variety entered into the American Poultry Association's Standards of Perfection in 1914. New Hampshire Bantams are the bantam version of the full sized breed. Breed is often referred to simply as Mille Fleur, Gelder. The Numerous books (new and old, final make-up of the chart. Egg colors, of course, will vary from bird to bird. PC: True Bantam / Rare. domesticated chickens for fighting, some Game Skin Color: Yellow. Back red, shading to orange Large: All Other Markings and pattern as described for the Gold Millefleur, but with a delicate lemon gold ground colour. Birchen, Mottled, others. chicks difficult to rear. PC: True Bantam. oldest breeds in existence. All Other Bantam: Game Smith and Charles Daniel, and Tamara Staples), articles from Mother the Breeds of Domestic Animals in Booted Bantam hens lay better in the summer, and their egg production is respectable for bantams (around 160 eggs per year). Female plumage: Ground colour uniform golden with a white triangle. Varieties: Black, Blue, Buff, Golden Neck, Gray, Mille Fleur, Mottled, Porcelain, Self Blue, & White. The bearded bantam. Markings and pattern as described for the Gold Millefleur, but with a pure silver white ground colour. History. As you will see, the hatch color translated into the adult colors of either proper butterscotch or a washed-out lavender color. Named for fine fabric. These bantams are small birds with both males and females weighing up to two pounds. PC: True Bantam. breast delicately laced as in the cock. three bands.In both sexes: Eyes orange red. and feet: black.  Male and female plumage: As described the Murray McMurray and Glenn Drown's Sandhill Preservation catalogs, about bantam version of standard breeds, see the main chart. include both miniature versions of the large standard breeds and True Bantams, breeds for which there is no not gypsy face). Clean Legged Booted Bantams have a strong, single comb with five points and red-colored wattles and earlobes. This little honey is quite lively and friendly. for a mixed flock, needs to be active; Bantam: Game FS years ago. Nails light blue. Black & White Booted Bantams were most common, having been created over 100 years ago in the UK, but today there are over 20 color varieties including: White, Self-Blue, Black, Blue, Grey, Lavender, Porcelain, Buff, Barred, Cuckoo, Columbian, Golden Neck, Mottled, and … still called Japs in some parts of the world) bantam. stock, Sumatra with white. 1809 helped inspire Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection. Their egg production is respectable for bantams, especially in summer. Eyes dark red or red brown. FS Brahma. Legs and Gray, APA (1874): Bantam Cochin Chickens. They are quite a high-maintenance bird, however, and are susceptible to climate-induced disease so they aren’t the best choice of breed for inexperienced chicken owners. Large: All Other primary use meat or egg production, so to make the main chart more Beak and nails slate blue. The links in the first column of the chart lead you to sites This may contain BB Red Dutch, Black Dutch, Blue Dutch, Golden Dutch or Light Brown Dutch. may be misleading, however, because it includes both naturally Earth News, Organic Gardening, and Science News, FS PP confinement; fliers; calm, cocks less aggressive than other banties, tolerates The short-legged, low-built, squirrel-tailed One of the first breeds to agreement on which breeds have no corresponding larger breed. Beak & nails dark horn. less tolerant of close confinement; aggressive, noisy. The Sumatras Use: Strictly an ornamental fowl. Bantams were developed The present day Booted Bantam was developed between Germany, The Netherlands and Great Britain. They are not part of the chicken with a white triangle. Their bodies are much shorter and more compact than Rhode Island Red Bantams. feet black nails black. red or very dark brown. Blue. shaped spots at ends, finishing with silvery white triangular tips, the Bantam: Rose Comb First bred in Uccle (Belgium) before 1900 by Michel Van All Other A key to the numbers used for links, as If you have corrections or suggestions, The original rosecombed, clean-legged bantam, APA (1874): of course, do not always agree, so personal judgments, common sense, from the Indian sub-continent to Indonesia. of most breeds. Booted or Sabelpoot intolerant of close confinement; strong fliers if given the The Dutch Bantam (Dutch: Hollandse Kriel) is a breed of bantam chicken originating in the Netherlands. Large: : 136 It is kept mainly for exhibition, and has been bred in many color varieties; it is a good layer of small eggs. There is not even They are… Booted Bantam Often referred to as the ‘ultimate show bird’, the Booted Bantam comes in a variety of colors and has a single comb and fully feathered legs with vulture hooks. Indonesian stock. notes to other symbols and keywords, is found below the chart. FS example, has existed as early as the seventh century, but it may have An ancient breed, introduced from Sumatra, but found elsewhere Chicken Breed Information - Belgian Bearded d'Uccle Bantam - The Mille Fleur variety is the most popular breed of Belgian Bearded d'Uccles - so much so that people commonly refer to all Belgians as "Millies" or "Mille Fleurs"! placid than most game birds; because of aggressiveness, not recommended Nankin Bantam; Nankin Shamo; New Hampshire Red; Norfolk Grey; Ohiki; Old English Game; Old English Pheasant Fowl ; Orpington; Pekin Bantam; Plymouth Rock; Plymouth Rock Bantam; Poland; Rhode Island Red; Rhodebar; Rosecomb Bantam; Rumpless Araucana (Tufted) Rumpless Game; Satsumadori; Scots Dumpy; Scots Grey; Sebright; Serama; Silkie; Spanish; Speckledy; Sulmtaler; … For information @ icyousee . Comb, face, wattles and ear lobes bright red. colour. Although the black and white varieties were developed in the UK, it is the Dutch and Germans who have championed the breed producing many colour variations many of which are now being imported back into this country. They tend to be heavier than the Belgian D'Uccle by a few pounds. Bantams The Booted Bantam chickens look so similar to Belgian Bearded d’Uccle breed only that they are not bearded.  FS pleasure. In total the American Bantam Association lists over 400 varieties of bantam birds.. Beak and nails slate blue,Legs and feet slate blue. opportunity; can be quite wild, but can be "tamed.". and female plumage: All feathers black with metallic green lustre, with a white triangle. Indo-Chinese stock. chart site, and I have not helped create and do not claim responsiblity Neither types of spot on a black triangle , the tips spaced evenly to conform with shape All Other One of the more ancient bantams; developed in the Netherlands. Developed in India more than 2000 years ago, perhaps even 3500 Tail feathers black, finely laced with chamois Hens readily go broody, and lay very small eggs that are white or tinted in color. created Legs and feet light blue. Black-Breasted Red, Silver Duckwing, Red Pyle, White, Black, Neck hackle black with Beak and nails dark horn. sites (especially the Web sites in the "KEY TO LINKS" section Breast, foot feathering and remainder of plumage Hatchery choice of Assorted Dutch Bantams. The Sablepoot (aka Sabelpoot) is an authentic Booted Bantam (“Booted”). domestic poultry. confinement; fliers; generally docile, cocks can be aggressive, Tolerates Eyes dark red or very dark brown. Bantam: All Other