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Astralorp X with ???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dmiravalle, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. dmiravalle

    dmiravalle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any suggestions? These were supposed to Astralorps, they were marked like the chicks are supposed to be but started showing up with leg feathers at a couple of days old. In these pics they are 5 months old. And currently weigh #1. 5.6 and #2 6.2 pounds. Any suggestions on the rest of the bird??

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    The bird in front of this one is a bantam cochin.
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    If you look carefully on this one, the blue colored bird behind her is our TURKEY!

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  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I could be wrong, but they look like Standard Cochins not Australorp mixes. If not they Australorp mixed with Standard cochins. Beautiful girls though. I may have to get some Standard Cochins now. [​IMG]


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  3. dmiravalle

    dmiravalle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking standard cochin, but our standards were never quite this big, plus they have a definete V in their tail.. That is why I was thinking a cross, and of course their were advertised as Astralorps. Love these mystery chickens!
     
  4. Appaloosa Hill Farm

    Appaloosa Hill Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Standard Cochins. Gorgeous birds! My barred Cochin roo (may he rest in peace) was bigger at 5 months old that my RSL roo was at 2 years. I, too, may have to get some now! [​IMG]
     
  5. dmiravalle

    dmiravalle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are definetely sweet, but very standoffish. All our other little cochins and previous standards, we VERY social. Thanks for your input.
     

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