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Cochin roo color question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by annabananaandfamily, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my very handsome boy, Hawk (or as I like to call him, the Hawkinator). I am just not sure what color he is and would love to know so that I sound like I know what I am talking about.

    (I am attempting to add a picture, which I almost always manage to mess up, so please be patient [​IMG] )

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  2. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have to say red...
     
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  3. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hahaha! I have always called him red, but when I got my grey cochin and called her grey someone told me she is called blue... then I started reading about all the other colors and started thinking I was calling it the wrong thing!

    Now, another question for the geneticists out there. What do you get when you cross a red roo with a blue hen???
    (sounds like the start of a joke, doesnt it?)
     
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    No offense but, he doesn't look very much like a Cochin, maybe a cross or a hatchery Cochin. [​IMG]
     
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  6. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes, hes def hatchery cochin (no offense taken at all!) and I by no means plan to show or anything of the sort. But hes a big bird and good with his ladies and I am thinking that next year I may hatch out some of his babies just to augment my own flock and I was currious what colors to expect.
     
  7. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a color cross. Maybe you could call him black tailed red. [​IMG]
     

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