Black Tail Buff Japanese Bantam
When it comes to Black Tail Buff Japanese Bantam for Sale, the breeders at Global Poultry Co. Ltd® offer plenty to choose from. This breed originated in Japan hundreds of years ago, and it has since become a popular choice among anyone in search of a pet or show chicken. The Black-Tailed Buff Japanese Bantam variety was admitted into the American Poultry Standard of Perfection in 1983, and it has several distinct features. From the arched tail feathers to the short legs, this unique bird is visually stunning and general well behaved. Order your baby chicks today, and remember to contact us if you have any questions!
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Black Tail Buff Japanese Bantams were admitted into the American Poultry Standard of Perfection in 1983, and it has several distinct features. From the arched tail feathers to the short legs, this unique bird is visually stunning and general well behaved. The Black Tail Buff Japanese originated in Japan in the 1700’s and was originally bred to only be a bantam. This breed has high tail feathers and is shorter than the average Bantam.
- Poultry Show Class: Single Comb Clean Legged Bantams
- Weights – Hen: 25 oz Rooster: 29 oz
- Purpose and Type: Ornamental; Exhibition & Production
- Color of Egg Shell: Cream or Tan
- Egg Production: good
- Egg Size: large
- Temperament: Active
- Broody: Variable
- Country of Origin – Japan
- APA: Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Breeding, characteristics and exhibition of the Japanese bantam:
Black Tail Buff Japanese Bantam for Sale are a very old and well standardised breed of chicken. It is well known for it’s small size, short legs and big personality. It is sometimes called the Chabo, which means dwarf in Japanese. In most of the poultry shows I have been to over the years the Japanese bantam has been well represented, both in terms of the quality of the birds on show and in the sheer numbers.
Shape of Japanese bantam male:
COMB: Single-very large in comparison to size of bird, set firmly and evenly on head, straight and upright, evenly serrated with five regular and distinct points, the middle points the longest and the same length as the width of the blade, front not to extend beyond point half way between nostrils and point of beak, but extending well over back of head, with tendency to follow shape of neck.
BEAK: Very strong, stout, well curved.
FACE: Smooth, full over eyes, fine in texture, free from wrinkles or folds.
EYES: large, round, prominent.
WATTLES: large, well rounded at lower edges, free from wrinkles or folds.
EAR LOBES: large, elongated oval, smooth, free from wrinkles or folds.
HEAD: Broad, large in comparison to size of bird.
NECK: Fairly short, full, tapering from shoulders to head, on the order of what is termed “bull-necked.”
HACKLE: Abundant, falling gracefully and plentifully over: shoulders and well down back, nearly meeting in front of neck.
BACK: Very short, broad, in profile, shaped like a very narrow U with neck and tail forming the vertical sides.
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