A variety of small barnyard fowl, with feathered legs, probably brought from Bantam, a district of Java.
A miniature breed, sometimes with a full sized counterpart. There are bantam ducks as well as chickens.
A chicken breed that is 1/3 to 1/2 the size of a traditional ("heavy breed") chicken. There is a lot of breed overlap between bantam and regular sized chicken (i.e., bantam Barred Plymouth Rocks), but there are also bantam-only breeds. Also called "banties" for short.
any of various small breeds
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a very small chicken that produces smaller eggs
small chickens: not a breed
Small-size chicken breeds, 1/4th to 1/3rd the size of a regular chicken.
A group of breeds of chickens and ducks distinguished by their small size. Bantams typically weigh between one and three pounds. Many are miniature versions of Large Fowl breeds. A few, like the Japanese and Sebrights are only found in as bantam. Bantam ducks are made up of the Call, East Indie, and Mallard breeds.
Technically the Bantam is a type of fowl that doesn't have a larger version. There are nine bantam breeds. Many small fowl are referred to as Bantams but are infact miniatures or a small version of a large breed.
A small miniature chicken, usually one-fourth to one-fifth the size of regular chickens; frequently called "bantie." Most, but not all, bantams are the likeness of a larger variety of domestic chickens.
small sized chicken, named for the village of Bantam, Indonesia
A miniature breed of chicken, as little as a quarter the size of a "normal" bird. Can be more flighty, they lay smaller eggs, but may do less damage with their feet.
a full grown fowl under 4 pounds
A miniature chicken, about one-fourth to one-half the size of a regular-sized chicken.
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A bantam is any small or miniature fowl, but the term bantam refers most commonly to small breeds of chickens. Proportionally, bantams have slightly larger heads, and longer wings than larger breeds. Many of the large chicken breeds have a bantam counterpart, sometimes referred to as a miniature.