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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sutillman, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. sutillman

    sutillman Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    south georgia
    I may be in the wrong place to ask this, but am new and also new to raising chickens. do bantam cochins fly. We have silkies and wondered if cochins would pretty much stay grounded like them.

  2. I think they pretty much stay grounded, but I could be wrong.
  3. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I only have 1 and she never gets more than a few inches off the ground, if she even bothers to try. Usually she just jumps or waddles around [​IMG]
  4. I have a bantam cochin rooster, and he wont stay grounded like my silkies. He does fly a little bit.
  5. racuda

    racuda Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    My four can get on a four foot high roost at night.
  6. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    My bantam Cochins can hop up to their roost but they will not go over a fence higher than 2 ft. They were show babies so I think they are slightly spoiled.[​IMG]
  7. sutillman

    sutillman Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    south georgia
    Thanks, have a lot to learn. Just got my baby chicks yesterday from mcm. Some didn't make the trip, and lost another last night. Hopefully the rest do ok !

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