Breed for this bantam??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MountainOrchard, May 25, 2017.

  1. MountainOrchard

    MountainOrchard Chillin' With My Peeps

    181
    16
    91
    Mar 28, 2014
    Virginia
    This little guy (with that red comb I'm assuming cockerel!) is 4 weeks old. Definitely a bantam, and he has feathered feet. Some kind of Cochin maybe?

    IMG_3879.JPG
    IMG_3880.JPG
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

    17,289
    5,240
    476
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    I would think bantam cochin rooster too.
     
    MountainOrchard likes this.
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    11,639
    2,856
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    Black bantam Cochin cockerel
     
    MountainOrchard likes this.
  4. MountainOrchard

    MountainOrchard Chillin' With My Peeps

    181
    16
    91
    Mar 28, 2014
    Virginia
    Thanks! Do you think the white patch on his front will go away when he's all grown?
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

    17,289
    5,240
    476
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Yes
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

    17,289
    5,240
    476
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Chicks go through multiple molts as they grow, so feather color changes.
     
  7. MountainOrchard

    MountainOrchard Chillin' With My Peeps

    181
    16
    91
    Mar 28, 2014
    Virginia
    Awesome, thanks! I've never had a black Cochin before.
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    11,639
    2,856
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    83,564
    11,974
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Black cochin banty cockerel. Cochins come in many colors even barred. Love them
     
    MountainOrchard likes this.
  10. MountainOrchard

    MountainOrchard Chillin' With My Peeps

    181
    16
    91
    Mar 28, 2014
    Virginia
    I'm in love with this little guy! So tiny next to the others the same age, but so feisty. And also loves cuddles.

    Facetune.jpg
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by