Birchen cochin bantam help

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JDH, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. JDH

    JDH In the Brooder

    Jun 19, 2007
    So, in the never ending saga of trying to ID our black chicks, we are down to 2 black bantam chicks that we are still on the fence about. I *think* the one I have in my group is a black frizzle that is only semi frizzling/curling. It has black feathers coming in on it's neck. The other black bantam looks to be getting whitish feathers but it's hard to tell. Both chicks are 4 weeks old. So my question is, when do birchen's start getting their colors on their head/neck area? It's causing angst amoungst our group b/c folks are starting to become attached.
  2. Napalongtail

    Napalongtail Longtail Longtimer

    Jan 31, 2007
    NE Washington
    can you post a pic or two? We could help you in an instant if we could see the lil fellers..
  3. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    sounds like a birchin. my favorite chicken i ever had was a birchin cochin bantam cockerel...
  4. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    this is the only pic i had of my dear dear penelope. he was gorgeous. at least in my opinion; you can decide for yourself


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