Cross confusion- Roo /Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Annjee, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. Annjee

    Annjee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just got these 2, a couple days ago. We were told that the white is a Buttercup/Cochin cross and the Blue is Cochin. First, I am concerned, I must only have hens as roosters will not be permitted by our landlords or neighbors. I was told that these were her certain hens. After I got home, I saw the obvious red. Opinions? Also, does the buttercup comb not present as a dominant trait?
    2 we had beautiful deep blue Cochins that we hatched last year. We were left with a roo that we couldn't keep due to this move :( . Anyhow, this is nothing like that blue. To me, I think splash. What are your thoughts? Thank you! Hmm can't get the pic from my phone. Ugh
     
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    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get pictures off my phone by sending them to myself over facebook, then logging into facebook via computer, go to my messages and click unto the pictures I just sent myself and then download them onto the computer. :)
     
  3. Annjee

    Annjee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, it wasn't this complicated in the past. I would think moving to the latest iPhone would be easier not more complicated. I will try this. Thank you!
     
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  6. Annjee

    Annjee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I haven't posted pics, sorry. These 2 that I purchased, against my better judgement, have not been well.

    Normally, we buy for pure breeds. But, since we can't have roosters anymore, a couple of fun mutts seemed interesting. Our request was Cochin or Cochin mix, no silkies (as we had to give up our silkies since they were frightened in the enclosure with the LF (they were raised free-range).

    Today makes a week since we got them. The behavior of one was feathers puffed and not putting me at ease. She has them on medicated food to 18 weeks. We don't do that, but didn't want to make big changes at this point, so medicated feed and water with electrolytes. But even with it stools are bloody. Concerned about coccidiosis I am thinking of Corid and planned to pull the medicated feed to treat (both are ampicillin).

    Then I see movement in the stool. This morning I began wazine. 2 worms (at least 3 inches each) with some slow movements came out of the healthy looking chick in the brooder. This is a great reminder of why we quarantine. At $15 each for barnyard mixes, buyer beware. At least, I would hope she would care they were sick. 5 weeks old and huge worms like that... Is that an overload? Her response was- why would I consider taking them off the medicated feed? I do not believe in medicated feed until there is a sickness. But they were on it, so I continued. One hurtle at a time...
     

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