Cochin baby - what color?? Updated FLUFFY picture

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pbjmaker, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Here is my first cochin baby. I had to remove him/her because he was rolling the other eggs across the whole bator and then he decided to try out the thermometer probe and wire.

    So do you guys think splash?

    It has a ring/eyeliner around one eye but not the other.

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  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    PBJ...I think you're probably right. I did have a cochin baby that was born looking silvery and she turned into a splash, but very, very light. Your lil' darling is probably going to have more color!
     
  3. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    You can tell way more when they dry off. They all just look crusty and pitiful when they are wet!
     
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Quote:Ahh his little feelings are hurt [​IMG]

    He is actually just crusty - no longer wet [​IMG]
     
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  5. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    blow dry that baby!
     
  6. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    It could very well be a blue. Here is a picture of my 2 cochins when they were a day old, one is light blue and the other dark blue...

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  7. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    If he remains real crusty, you may have to hold his body under some running warm water and get that sticky albumen off of him. I waited until about 12 hours after they had hatched to do it. Then I held a blowdryer on low about 18 inches away to quickly dry him off.
     
  8. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Cool a chick spa! I go check on him occasionally and kind of fluff him a little with my finger. He says he's lonely and wants a moose friend [​IMG]

    I hear another peeping in the bator - but no visable pips. I think they are gonna drag this out

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  9. Hi! You have a blue.
    Blu-gratulations!
    Good luck with the rest!
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    Lisa
     
  10. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Quote:and yours haven't even started hatching yet muhahaha!
    This guy is from goldensunriseranch [​IMG]

    Maybe I'll call it Sunny!
     

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