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Bantam breeds

Bantam breeds are miniature chickens, usually three pounds and under. Almost all chicken breeds have a bantam size and a standard size. If a breed has only a bantam size, it’s considered a true bantam. Bantams are perfect for urban environments, because they require less space.

The figure shows the Silky (top) and the Japanese bantam (bottom).

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