Craig's Farm Chickens for sale Melbourne fertile eggs hatching Victoria

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Saturdays - 9am to 5pm

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Phone:

0438 537 758

Address:

475 Fallon Rd Iona 3815

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Please bring a box, or cat carrier, to take your chicken/s home

 

Attributes

Bantams are simply smaller strains of standard breeds, so have similar characteristics to their standard counterparts

True bantams VS Bantams

Pure Chicken Breeds - Bantam

Ancona Bantam Chicken

Ancona bantams are quite rare. Being a Mediterranean breed they have a good feed to egg ratio. They are are light bodied bird so can fly, if they want, but will be friendly if you spend time with them.

  • Colours: Black (left), red (right)
  • Broody: Rarely
  • Eggs per week: 6
  • Egg colour: White
  • Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Black Ancona bantam hen Red Ancona bantam hen Black Ancona bantam breeders Red Ancona bantam breeders

Andalusian Bantam Chicken

Andalusian bantams are quite rare. Being a Mediterranean breed they have a good feed to egg ratio. They are are light bodied bird so can fly, if they want, but will be friendly if you spend time with them.

  • Colours: Blue
  • Broody: Rarely
  • Eggs per week: 6
  • Egg colour: White
  • Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Andalusian bantam hen Andalusian bantam breeders

Dorking Bantam Chicken

Dorking Bantam Chicken

  • Colours: Silver Grey

Dorking bantam chicken Dorking bantam pair

Faverolle Bantam Chicken

Faverolle Bantam Chicken

  • Colours: Salmon

Bantam Faverolle hens Faverolle bantam fertile egg

Indian Game Bantam Chicken

Indian Game Bantam Chicken

Bantam Indian Game hen Bantam Indian Game fertile eggs

Langshan Bantam Chicken

Langshan Bantam Chicken also have an excellent feed to egg ratio.

  • Colours: Black/ blue
  • Broody: Rarely
  • Eggs per week: 6
  • Egg colour: Cream
  • Sexed at: 12 weeks old

Langshan bantam hen Langshan bantam breeding chickens

Old English Game Bantam Chicken

Old English Game Bantam Chicken.

  • Colours: Spangled

Old English Game hen Old English Game adult chicken

Plymouth Rock Bantam Chicken

Plymouth Rock Bantam Chicken are reasonably large for a bantam and lay a good sized egg.

  • Colours: Barred
  • Broody: Sometimes
  • Eggs per week: 5
  • Egg colour: Cream
  • Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Bantam Plymouth Rock Bantam Plymouth Rock

Rhode Island Bantam Chicken

Rhode Island Bantam Chicken are one of the larger bantams and lay a reasonable sized egg for a bantam. They are popular among those that like Rhode Islands, but do not have a large yard.

  • Colours: Red
  • Broody: Sometimes
  • Eggs per week: 5
  • Egg colour: Cream/ brown
  • Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Rhode Island Red bantam hen

Sussex Bantam Chicken

Sussex Bantam Chicken.

  • Colours: Light, Buff, Silver, Platinum (left to right)
  • Broody: Sometimes

Light Sussex Bantam hen Bantam Buff Sussex Bantam Silver Sussex hen Bantam Platinum Sussex hen

Bantam Light Sussex adult chickens Bantam Buff Sussex adult chickens Bantam Silver Sussex adult chickens Platinum Sussex Bantam fertile egg

Wyandotte Bantam Chicken

Wyandotte Bantam Chicken are popular due to their appearance. They can go clucky and make excellent mothers.

  • Colours: Gold laced (left), Silver pencilled (middle), Columbian (right)
  • Broody: Very
  • Eggs per week: 5
  • Egg colour: Cream
  • Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Gold laced Wyandotte bantam hen Wyandotte Bantam Columbian hen Gold laced Wyandotte bantam Columbian Wyandotte adult chickens

 
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