Cochin Thread!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Settler'sDreamFarm, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. lilcrow

    lilcrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i'm not too sure where it's at,, not close to here

    That was the first thing I heard this morning when I woke up, the news folks were all freaking out, but anyway Zanesville is about 150 mi from me and maybe 200 from Mandy. It's about 50/60 mi East of Columbus which is where the National is held. It's right on I-70.
    Jack Hanna is the current curator of the Columbus zoo, a very famous wild life specialist and the stupid police didn't even bother to call him before they started shootin' and killin'. It will be interesting to find out how this all fits together. The owner was shot and I think dead, so who did that? Did he shoot himself, was it an accident or did someone else do it? The plot thickens. [​IMG]
     
  2. mjgigax

    mjgigax Overrun With Chickens

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    Just got back from a 3-day trip to Boston. DH did a great job taking care of the chickens for me. Took me a while to catch up on the thread but no mind; I never get tired of seeing pictures of Cochins.
     
  3. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    Quote:i'm not too sure where it's at,, not close to here

    That was the first thing I heard this morning when I woke up, the news folks were all freaking out, but anyway Zanesville is about 150 mi from me and maybe 200 from Mandy. It's about 50/60 mi East of Columbus which is where the National is held. It's right on I-70.
    Jack Hanna is the current curator of the Columbus zoo, a very famous wild life specialist and the stupid police didn't even bother to call him before they started shootin' and killin'. It will be interesting to find out how this all fits together. The owner was shot and I think dead, so who did that? Did he shoot himself, was it an accident or did someone else do it? The plot thickens. [​IMG]

    Tragic all around. The last I heard before heading for work this morning was that they thought he had let them all out, and then committed suicide.
     
  4. lilcrow

    lilcrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That was the first thing I heard this morning when I woke up, the news folks were all freaking out, but anyway Zanesville is about 150 mi from me and maybe 200 from Mandy. It's about 50/60 mi East of Columbus which is where the National is held. It's right on I-70.
    Jack Hanna is the current curator of the Columbus zoo, a very famous wild life specialist and the stupid police didn't even bother to call him before they started shootin' and killin'. It will be interesting to find out how this all fits together. The owner was shot and I think dead, so who did that? Did he shoot himself, was it an accident or did someone else do it? The plot thickens. [​IMG]

    Tragic all around. The last I heard before heading for work this morning was that they thought he had let them all out, and then committed suicide.

    That was my first thought, but there were some animals still in their cages, however I don't know if the doors were open and they stayed inside (fear) or they were never opened in the first place. Some that were still there were Snow Leopards!
     
  5. lilcrow

    lilcrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There really needs to be a law about the sale, trade and keeping of exotic animals. Gov. Strickland wrote a bill about it, but it was tabled after the election of our now republican governor.
    I'd better shut up before I get booted off here for hijacking the thread.
     
  6. danaalex

    danaalex Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, one more question :)

    i have looked all over to find this info, but can't find anything definitive. 2 of the chicks i have have 5 toes. does this mean they are a silkie/ cochin mix? it will take me days to go through this entire thread. i'm looking to see what a cochin/ silkie looks like :)

    thanks!
     
  7. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    Quote:I would say those are crosses. Silkies have 5 toes; Cochins have 4 toes.
     
  8. danaalex

    danaalex Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, that's what i figured. they don't look like my silkies at all, except for the whole 5th toe thing! and it's definitely a toe :)

    thank you!
     
  9. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:i've had a couple of those crosses and they usually look similar to a cochin but sometimes have a little bit of a crest and almost always have the 5 toes
     
  10. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

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    Quote:Yes, I know Fay at Frizzled Feathers as she has also bought from me. [​IMG]
    They are all so beautiful and I adore the photo of the two together. It looks like she is helping with her make up. So precious! You are a great photographer. It seems you know how to capture their personality and lives. I am sure it must be from spending so much time out with them.
     

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