Creating a Cuckoo Self Blue Cochin Bantam.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dbarket1, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. dbarket1

    dbarket1 In the Brooder

    Mar 3, 2016
    I saw a picture and description on the web of a pair of Cuckoo Self Blue Cochin Bantams. I contacted the person and learned he lived in Spain. I was told he was unaware of any of these birds in the U.S. It is my understanding that this variety is a cross between a Buff Barred and a Self Blue Cochin bantam. Since I have both of these varietie's, I would like to try this project. Although I have raised poultry all my life, I have never delved into poultry genetics, so I do not know where to begin. Does anybody have any suggestions or know anything about this color variety? Thanks.

  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - sorry that i too cannot help with your question.

    If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken.

    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (just type your state in the search box). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Good luck with your project!
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Yorkshire Coop gave you a good link. I hope it answers your questions.

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