Bantam – small chicken

What  is the difference between chicken and bantam ?


They’re both chicken, the size is the only difference.

Bantam is a small domestic chicken variety, a miniature version of a member of a standard breed, or a “real bantam” without a larger counterpart.

Bantams are grouped according to type or physical appearance into six classes;

  • Modern Game
  • Game
  • Single Comb Clean Legged
  • Rose Comb Clean Legged
  • Feather Legged
  • All Other Comb Clean Legged

Dominique Bantam

The bantam version of the oldest American breed was performed in Germany. The Dominique Bantam is a German breed that was bred in the 1970s. So we are dealing...


Australorp Bantam

Australorp bantams are a breed of bantam that was bred in Germany from the Australorp, the Orpington bantam, the dark-barreled bantam Barnevelder and the...


Stein Chickens

“Steinpiperl Chickens” are colorful bantams that presumably for many centuries, as a true bantams of the European country fowl in Austria and its...


Tournai Belgian Bantam

Doornik Bantam ; From the bantams that were often kept in the French-Belgian border region, where the Scheldt enters Belgium, a regional breed was created at...