Do Cochins mature slower?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by StellaRella, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. StellaRella

    StellaRella Chirping

    Mar 19, 2008
    I have 3 chicks right now and am kind of getting worried about my little white one. I am assuming he is a White Cochin bantam. He came in a bantam straight run group from a feed store. He has white feathers coming in and has fuzz on his feet. Anyway, my other 2 bantams are already 1/3 of the way feathered out at 2 weeks and this little guy barely has wing feathers. He/She seems to be growing just fine and is just as big as the others. Just ALOT less feathers. Any ideas?
  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    My cochins matured fast, they kept at the rate of my RIR's.
    I'm guessing yours is just a runt.
    It should be fine though!
  3. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    Actually cochins DO usually mature slower than other breeds.

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