Columbian Cochin Banty Babies *update* 7 wks. PICS

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Msbear, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

    May 8, 2008
    Sharpsburg, MD.
    Here are some pics of my cochin chicks. They are feathering out nicely and I'd love to share them with you.
    Here's my son giving them a little chase.
    Here the are with mommy. She's moulting right now. My best chick is the one in front.. of course he's a he [​IMG]
    Here's another pic of him. Let's call him chick #1
    chick #2. She's my next best and probably the only one Im keeping
    Here's chick #2 with chick #6 tailing her.
    chick #3 nice pullet. but a little too much "ticking" I call it. (the speckling on her back and cushion)
    chick #4 4,5,and 6 are app. a week younger. I kept putting eggs under my broody. I think this one has a bit of growing before I can sex it.
    chick #5 may be a keeper if she's a she...I think she may be [​IMG]
    chick #6 Im pretty sure he's a cockerel.
  2. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Really nice chicks. The color is lovely.
  3. AmazonDragon

    AmazonDragon Songster

    Dec 21, 2008
    SO SWEET!!!
  4. dixiechick

    dixiechick Songster

    Beautiful pix....but the big one in the top picture isn't feathering at all! [​IMG]
  5. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    So pretty...beautiful color. I can't wait til I get my pair of Colombian cochins in the spring...just old enough to start laying.
  6. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

    May 8, 2008
    Sharpsburg, MD.
    Thanks, everyone. We've been having lots of fun with them.
  7. Oh my....they're lovely!!
  8. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    I second the vote for #5, what a nice, compact bird!
  9. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Quote:LOL I had to scroll back up a couple of times looking at the chickens. They're all feathering! And then I realized... Wow, am I slow on the up-take tonight!

    Time for bed...

    Lovely babies, now I want columbian cochins, darn it.
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2008
  10. alpinefarm

    alpinefarm Songster

    Dec 6, 2008
    Western Colorado
    They have such a 'pristine' sort of look. #2 is gorgeous!

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