Cochin or brahma?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crchicks, May 24, 2017.

  1. crchicks

    crchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Got this pullet back in March and was told she was a cochin. I recently added a light brahma chick to my flock and have noticed they look very similar. Thoughts?
     

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  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    That looks like a Buff Brahma. One way to tell the difference between the two is to look at their combs. Brahmas have a pea comb, Cochins have a standard comb.
     
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  3. MrsEskew

    MrsEskew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a brahma to me.
     
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  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, Hope you are enjoying BYC! :frow

    A Cochin should have a straight comb while a Brahma should have a pea comb.

    That looks like a Brahma to me. Cochin are mostly solid colors and I agree that looks like a Brahma...

    I like Cochin better. ;)
     
  5. crchicks

    crchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Her comb is still small so it's hard for me to tell. I have a barred cochin already ☺
     

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  6. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    That is a pea comb and Brahma.

    I saw a barred Cochin the other day... kinda liked the look. :)
     
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  7. crchicks

    crchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    This is mine ☺
     

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  8. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Yep, cute! :love
     
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  9. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm positive that is a Beautiful Buff Brahma!
     
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  10. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x3 on the Brahma! Here's a pic of one of my buff brahmas at 4-5 weeks... Resized_20170519_154240.jpeg Resized_20170519_154257.jpeg
     
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