Cochin Banty Girls? 8 weeks or so...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Secretchicken, May 18, 2011.

  1. Secretchicken

    Secretchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Our first cochins...What awsome birds! Here's Butter. Still hoping for girlie. Whatcha think? I love her cheeks!

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  2. Diamond Wire Farms

    Diamond Wire Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This appears to be a cochin/ EE or Ameracauna cross.
    Feathered feet are characteristic of cochins, but those muffs are Ameracauna/Aracauna material.
    The cross of these two breeds would result in an EE (Easter Egger.)
    EEs can lay brown, blue, green, or even pinkish eggs.

    I agree she looks girlie and gorgeous!
    I intentionally cross Ameracaunas with my Cochin boys to create fuzzy green egg layers just like your Butter.

    Congrats! She looks like a sweetie!
     
  3. Quote:i agree, they are either crosses or Faverolles.
    Lovely girls!
     
  4. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you get them from a hatchery? If so they should be d'Uccles..white or maybe even gold neck. [​IMG]
     
  5. Secretchicken

    Secretchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow! And here I thought they were cochin... I feather sexed them by the wing feathers from the banty bin at TSC. I got lucky with my two OEGs too but my one silkie is a boy.

    [​IMG] I did find him a good home with a friend who also has silkies. Once they are bigger I will post more pics. Thanks for your suggestions on breeds.
     
  6. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a beautiful white d'uccle girl! [​IMG]
     
  7. Diamond Wire Farms

    Diamond Wire Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cutie to pick out of the banty bin. Since its a hatchery chick, I agree with the D'Uccle votes.

    And with such a tiny comb, its almost certainly a girl. Yeah. D'Uccles are great.

    Check that birdie for 5 toes on each leg!
     
  8. last time i was at my local TSC they had a bantam faverolle! it was adorable! it had 5 toes, featherest legs, and a beard. thats how i knew, so the pullet could be one [​IMG]
     
  9. Secretchicken

    Secretchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    The d'uccles don't have 5 toes like the silkies. Maybe they are a cross?
     
  10. brubbyduckfarm

    brubbyduckfarm New Egg

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    whats a D'Uccle ?and whats the deal with 5 toes,some of my mxed cochens have 5 and 6 toes?
     

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