Cochin Chick Color Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenlady, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    I just hatched out some standard cochins. They are 3 days old in the pics. I am wondering if the chick on the left is a splash. The roo was splash and the hen was either blue or black. The front of the chick looks splash but then on the back there is a darker spot. I hatched out another splash that is all yellowish/whiteish. Thanks for looking.

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  2. greentree

    greentree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!! That second photo is chickie-porn!!! How cute!!! Sorry, I don't know if it is splash or not......

    Nancy
     
  3. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    The lighter one could either be a splash or a white it looks like. Since you said the dad was a splash and the mom was a black or bleu (has to be a blue since the lgiht chick isnt a normal blue and a black x splash will get you 100% blues) I'm thinking it's a splash and the dark one is a blue
     
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    It could be a lighter shade of blue or a splash; I was trying to figure that same thing out a feew days ago and so far it appears mine is a light blue but time will tell
     

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