Are my chickens standard or bantam Cochins

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HanwellChickens, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. HanwellChickens

    HanwellChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased 6 Cochin chicks on June 10 and I figured they were 1-2 weeks old, from the way they were feathering. I've read that Cochins are slow to mature, but mine are still so small. They are 11-12 weeks old now. Here they are with one of my Buff Orpingtons (who is roughly 1.5-2 years). Are they bantam cochins or standard?

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You have bantam Cochins. I take it you were expecting standard Cochins?
     
  3. HanwellChickens

    HanwellChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just assumed that they were standard Cochins, but since they are still so small, I was starting to think that they were bantams. It doesn't really matter to me. They are still sweet little things. :)
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I used to have some Cochin bantams, and you're right, they are sweet little birds. Good luck with your Cochin bantams.
     

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