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By Request: Harvey, my Golden Laced Cochin Rooster

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Ellie, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    [​IMG]It is so nice when someone wants to see your chickens pictures. Like a proud mama or grandma, here is Harvey. I took these this morning.

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] And his son, Emerson. His son's mama is a black cochin.

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  2. AnimalLady123

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    Beautiful!!! I LOOVE Emerson!! He's GEORGEOUS!!
     
  3. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Thanks, he looks better than his daddy, who I got from a breeder but he is so not "type" with his wry tail, and shortness, and other imperfections. He is a love though. His son, Emerson is just a great rooster too. Got his gentle temperament from his daddy.

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  4. County Boy

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    Very nice. does the wry tail show up in his offspring. is he bantam or standard.
     
  5. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    He is a standard, and so far, his only son is Emerson, shown here with no wry tail. I understand that it can come through or not and it didnt'. His son is also much larger than he is.

    Harvey was very ill as a chick and nearly died. I think that coupled with his breeders breeding probably made him small. I could be wrong about that , so someone with more knowlege than I have, please feel free to jump in.

    Anyway, thanks, Even with all his imperfections, he has become my favorite boy.
     
  6. Dowie

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    They are both really handsome. [​IMG]
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Well, they are beautiful! Wry tail and all!
     

  8. GardenGal

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    And massive!! Such gorgeous guys [​IMG]
     
  9. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
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    Thanks you know how it is I really think they are fine boys.
     
  10. County Boy

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    Emerson looks like a partridge cochin for some reason. Anybody else think so.
     

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