Cochin sizes

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Zahboo, May 3, 2009.

  1. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Is there a difference besides standard and giant cochins? or are they the same?
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Same thing.
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2009
    Cochins come in two sizes
    large fowl
    classed Asiatics

    and have lots of nice attributes
    in Large fowl std breed the Cochin large fowl is very good
    ALBC describes it this way
    What is a Standard chicken?
    A Standard chicken has a description that has been adopted by the American Poultry Association. Heritage Chickens must be APA Standard breeds.

    American Livestock Breeds Conservancy - Heritage Chicken - FAQs Asiatic breeds, like the Brahma and Cochin, are the calmest and quietest. ... Only a few are not considered Heritage because they are not APA Standard breeds. ... for production qualities and weight requirements as defined by the Standard, ... The large fowl are the larger birds that have and are still used for ...

    I have raised both bantams and large fowl and find them very docile
    I have some very good information on raising large fowl cochins by Jerry Smith of Georgia
    you can email me and ask for it by PM
    Last edited: May 3, 2009

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