The range of Pekin colors is extensive, including black, white, buff, lavender, and red. The breed hasn't changed very much for over a thousand years.


The Japanese Bantam also exists in a hen-feathered variety. Useful to Know: Modern Game Bantams will tame easily, making excellent pets and are an unusual addition to the garden with their tall, slender looks that will not scratch as much as other breeds. Chicken Breed Information - Modern Game - Modern Games are kept purely for ornamental (show) purposes, and bantams much more so than standards. Cochins became famous in the 1800s when this Chinese breed was given as a gift to Queen Victoria of England, who absolutely adored them. The traditional heritage colour has always been and still is the Black tailed white and a male from this variety when shown in the peak of show condition and in full bloom is very difficult to beat. Jul 7, 2019 - Explore agavegal54's board "Chickens" on Pinterest. They are second only to the English Game bantam chicken in popularity. There are 17 standard colors including A female Pekin bantam -Photo courtesy of Michael Romanov.
Day Old Cochin Bantam Chicks Hatching mid-February to November. Pekin chicken is a bantam breed which originated from Peking (now known as Beijing) in China. They don't lay well but are very popular because of their sweet personality and fantastic mothering qualities. The cochin bantam is one of the most popular feather legged bantams to own. APA RECOGNIZED BANTAM CLASSES, BREEDS, & VARIETIES (thru 2012) Frizzles All Breed Varieties MODERN GAME BREED VARIETY Modern Game Birchen, Black, Black Breasted Red, Blue, Blue Breasted Red, Brown Red, Golden Duckwing, Eligibility Criteria: All large varieties eligible except white and brown; all bantam varieties eligible except white, black and brown Fact: The white variety was once the most popular laying breed in Australia and was used to produce first cross layers when mated with Australorps. It has grown into a strong and vibrant national organization that promotes the breeding and exhibiting of all kinds of bantams. This is a blue laced poor standard cockerel. They have no large counterpart. Colours: Birchen, Black, Black-Red, Blue, Blue-Red, Brown-Red, Lemon Blue, Pile, Silver Blue, Silver Duckwing, Gold Duckwing, Wheaten, White. They are smaller in size and are true bantams. See more ideas about Chicken breeds, Bantam chickens, Bantam chicken breeds. BaileyBoy Mar 26, 2014 Some scoff at the bantams' size and appearance (okay, we did too at first), but they are darling little creatures whose bodies can fit in the palm of your hand.