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Favorite Cochin color?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by makalafox88, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. makalafox88

    makalafox88 New Egg

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    I'm trying to sell Cochins but can't decide on a color! Need help!!
     
  2. ShaylaFox

    ShaylaFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I prefer the blue while they may not be flashy like the others I think they are gorgeous!![​IMG]
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I don't keep Cochins, but I think they are just gorgeous!

    Good luck and enjoy your flock!
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Blue are probably the prettiest. White and buff are cool too.
     
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  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  6. ShaylaFox

    ShaylaFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome
     
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  7. makalafox88

    makalafox88 New Egg

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    I can't decide if I should go with the silver laced or the blue?!?! I don't want to buy and raise the wrong ones and then have to start over again
     
  8. ShaylaFox

    ShaylaFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue! blue! blue!...That's is what I would do
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Keep in mind that blues don't necessarily breed true. You will likely get 50% blues, 25% blacks, and 25% splashed in the offspring. There is a good article on the genetics of this at http://poultrykeeper.com/poultry-breeding/genetics-blue-birds. So between those two choices, I would go with the Silver Laced, although my personal favorite is the Buff. I love the golden sheen of the Buff feathers. Good luck with whatever color you get.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    P.S. Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can.
     

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