cochins and pekins?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KWAK, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    Michigan
    what is the difference between the 2 breeds? or are they the same breed? i have no clue as i am just getting into cochins and some one asked if they were pekins or cochins?
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    In the US, Pekins are known as Cochin bantams. In the UK, they are called Pekins. To further complicate matters, there is a Pekin duck.. [​IMG]
     
  3. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    Michigan
    thanks:)
     

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