Mottled Cochin (bantam)

  • Breed Purpose:
    brooding, Show
    Comb:
    Single
    Broodiness:
    extreame
    Climate Tolerance:
    Good
    Egg Productivity:
    Poor-Fair
    Egg Size:
    small
    Egg Color:
    White
    Breed Temperament:
    Great
    Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Mottled, red and barred rock
    Breed Size:
    Small Males 3 lbs Females 2 lbs
    Color:
    Black and white speckles
    Soldiers returning from China brought the first Cochin bantams to England in the 1860’s. They were known as “Pekin” bantams then and are still referred to as “Pekins” in many parts of Europe. Cochins are heavily feathered down the shanks and toes and appear to be much larger than they actually are. They are very gentle, excellent setters, require little space, and with their many color varieties are absolutely beautiful to look at. Cochins are the most popular of the feather legged bantams and one of our best setters. Cochins have a lustrous, greenish black base color with many of the feathers tipped in white - a color contrast that really makes them stand out in a flock.


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