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Cochins? Mix? I'm not sure.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by reddichicken, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. reddichicken

    reddichicken Hatching

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    These roos are brothers, but I'm not sure what breed they are. Neither did the friend who gave them to us. In the attached pics, they're nearly a year old. They're relatively small but I'm not sure I would consider them bantams. I thought they may be cochins because of their ruffled feathers and feathered legs, but I'm not sure. They're not aggressive but don't really like to be handled.

    Any help identifying them is greatly appreciated.

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  2. gameandmore

    gameandmore Chirping

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    Frizzled chochins?
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Crowing

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    I do not think they are full cochins. I would say cochins mixed with some clean legged breed. They have sparse leg feathering and the body doesn't look quite right
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The ruffled feathers are from the frizzle gene, not the breed. The frizzled feathers make it hard to tell the breed underneath, imo. I agree they could have some cochin, but they're not pure.
     

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