Chick color, breed and gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by stone_family3, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was told they thought it was cochin and female, but the person has a reputation for being wrong (found out after I purchased the chick).

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    it has vulter hocks which cochins do not have i'm guessing that its possably a mix breed...possably part d'uccle
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is Vulter hocks?
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    those feathers sticking out at its knee

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  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I be worried about it? Will the chick be harmed because of it?
     
  6. Kagu

    Kagu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES COCHINS HAVE VULUTRE HOCKS!

    thats a barred cochin, vulture hocks will not harm the bird, it simply means they are not show quality [​IMG]
     
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  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    no harm some breeds such as the d'uccle and sultan have to have those feathers it's part of their standered (they have to have vulture hocks to be shown if they dont its a disquilifaction)
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i have never ever seen vulture hocks on a cochin ever not even my hatchery chicks have had them
     
  9. Kagu

    Kagu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine sure do, and they sure are cochins
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    also what is a marans cochin?? theres marans and there are cochins they are 2 different breeds
     

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