Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Brandi Leigh, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Songster

    Been thinking about getting a cochin hen as a broody. Has anyone else had a lot of sucess with cochins. Also would you recommend a bantam or a standard size? I live in a very cold area.
  2. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Crowing

    Mar 30, 2012
    River Valley, AR
    We just got our first Cochin bantams recently. Sorry I don't have a lot of experience with them but they are very sweet birds. I believe there is a fairly active Cochin thread on here. If you do a search for it, those folks might be able to better answer your question. Good luck and Happy New Year.[​IMG]
  3. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

    Jan 15, 2009
    My Coop
    I have bantam cochins, I'm in MD (it gets pretty cold here this time of year) and they do pretty well, as long as there are enough of them in each pen to snuggle together. My cochins are awesome at hatching out my call duck eggs! :)
  4. joanie_maine

    joanie_maine Songster

    Mar 6, 2008
    Temple, ME
    I live in Maine and it sure gets cold here. My bantam and LF cochins do tend to be broody.

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