commonly know as "Coaching Hens"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shellyga, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
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    Some one would like to give me some "coaching hens".. all I know is that they have feathers on their feet and are small.. anyone know what official name of the breed? I can't find any information on "Coaching Hens"

    Shelly
     
  2. chickenpea

    chickenpea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cochin
     
  3. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    It's a cochin & they come in bantam & large fowl.
     
  4. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
    Milner
    ya'll are wonderful!!!!! I am relatively new to chickens with my Buff Orphingtons and more familiar with standard breeds because of my interest in adding to my flock..

    Looked at Bantam as just a glance.. never made the connection in the spelling..lol..

    Shelly
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The largefowl are fluffy round basketballs [​IMG] The bantams are fluffy round soccer balls (about a size 4). Orpingtons are also basketballs, especially in colouring [​IMG] BTW, no "h" in orpington.
     
  6. sharol

    sharol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Be careful adding new chickens to your flock. The new hens (and sometimes the original ones) can carry disease, and in some cases the original hens can kill the newcomers if not introduced correctly. There are lots of threads on adding new chickens to an existing flock.
     
  7. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep The breed is called a Cochin but its pronounced like " Coachin"
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I thought she was talking about the older hens that sometimes help the new girls out when they are laying their first eggs..... [​IMG]
     
  9. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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  10. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
    Milner
    Ya'll (pronounced yalllllllll and can mean you guys, you all, all you folks, or just plain YOU) are too funny. I appreciate all the lighthearted humor..

    Sarol - I had heard about being really careful and was not interested in getting them for myself since I will soon have over 30 eggs in the incubator and an order for 25 in the spring.. ..just wanted to know what they were so I could offer to my neighbor.. thank you for the information though.

    Sonoran Silkies - Teachers find it difficult not to add an H to every P it seems.. I know the difference but can't seem to type it without the H..bear with me as I practice. Orpington...Orpington...Orpington...Orpington.. I'm CURED (for now)[​IMG]

    Shelly
     

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