Cochin w/o feathered feet???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bigsurchica, May 5, 2016.

  1. bigsurchica

    bigsurchica Out Of The Brooder

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    is it possible for a Cochin chick to not have feather feet???
     
  2. chickenzooo

    chickenzooo Out Of The Brooder

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    A friend of mine gave me a chick once and said it was a Cochin but it doesnt have feathered feet... I'm also curious if this is possible or if maybe it isn't a Cochin. :/
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    No, sorry. If it doesn't have feathered feet, it isn't a Cochin. Heavily feathered legs and feet are a pretty major part of their breed standard.
     
  4. bigsurchica

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    I purchased Cochin hatching eggs, I got to see the separted breeding pens, and the chick came out of the same color egg as two others so I am just a little perplexed. I know with Feather footed marans 5% are born without feathers I just wondered if it be possible for that in this case.

    Thanks.
     
  5. bigsurchica

    bigsurchica Out Of The Brooder

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    It was a cuckoo maran, just happens the eggs was so light it was mixed in with the Cochins... Mystery solved!
     

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