Day Old White Sultan Bantams
Chicks hatching February to November.
Sultan bantams are one of the most unique breeds of poultry. Sultan Bantams are printed on the cover of Crested Bantams Book. In addition to a full crest, muff and beard, Sultan bantams have heavily feathered shanks with vulture hocks (a disqualification in most breeds), five toes, and a small, V-shaped comb. Although originating in southeastern Europe, Sultan bantams became very popular in Turkey, where they were known as the "Sultan's Fowl." White Sultan Bantam Chicken - Baby: all white. 5 toes.
Mature: Has beardand muffs. Vulture hocks, feathered legs and toes. Lay a cream colored egg. Sultans are calm, non-aggressive, private birds. They make poor foragers and are better suited for confinement than most breeds. Sultans make good pets. The main reason to have this breed is for their gorgeous appearance. Sultan Bantams were originally known as "Seral-Taook" or in English "Fowl of the Sultan" this bird originated in the U.S. but was bred from its standard size counterpart that called Turkey home. The White Sultan Bantam breed has a crest, beard, and muff, vulture hooks, feathered shanks, and 5 toes. Sultan Bantams are a very unusual variety.
Standard Weights: Rooster 26 oz, Hen 22 oz, Cockerel 22 oz, Pullet 20 oz
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 08 May, 2009.