Sebright Bantams

A Silver Sebright pullet
Photo courtesy of Beth Adams

Sebright bantams are among the most eye-catching birds in the world of poultry in both their varieties. The Silver Sebright is a white bird with black lacing on all its feathers. The Gold has the black lacing on a base color of golden brown. The 26 ounce rooster outweighs the hen by 4 ounces. The birds carry a rose comb and the males must be hen-feathered, as are some Campines.

The Sebright is one of the true bantams. That means there is no standard (large) version of the breed. The breed was developed by Sir John Sebright early in the 1800s and has the distinction of being the only breed of chicken named for an individual.

Breed clubs:

Sebright Club of America
Mary Ann Bonds
PO Box 136
Ila, GA 30647
phone: 706-789-2869

The Sebright Club
Mr. J. K. Sharpe
Lynwood, 37 Garstang Road,
Bowgreave, Garstang, Lancashire, PR3 1YD
phone: 01995-602042

The Scottish Sebright Club
G. Waddell
8a Burnvale, East Burnside,
Broxburn, W Lothian.
phone: 01506-853018

The Danish Sebright & Rosecomb Club
Helen Orndorf
Bondesvadvej 169 Rold
DK 8300
Odder, Denmark
tel.: + 45 86 56 02 07

Sebright Links:

Helen's Sebright page

Korney takes a bird bath

Sebrights at Brushy Run Bantams

A pair of Silver Sebright bantams, the cockerel on the left

"Holly," a Golden Sebright hen
Photo courtesy of Bill and Sue Tivol

A pair of Golden Sebrights at Bloomsburg, PA, May 1997

A Silver Sebright male

A pair of Chamois Sebrights from Spain
Photos courtesy of Cristóbal Crespo

An Eikenburger, a White Sebright from Belgium
Photo courtesy of Johan Opsomer

A Golden Sebright male
Photo courtesy of Claude McAllister

Another Silver Sebright pullet

Judy's Golden Sebright rooster "Supper"
Photo courtesy of Judy Kelly

Golden (left) and Silver Sebright males from Belgium
Photos courtesy of Johan Opsomer

"Silverado," a four-month-old cockerel
Photo courtesy of Kris Kraeuter

Silver Sebright chick
Photo courtesy of Mitchell Warne

Golden Sebright chicks
Photos courtesy of Shiraz Iskenderian

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