Grey or Black

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SarahFair, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    Im talking to a lady through email whos got the chickens I need.
    She said shes got grey or black cochins.
    Which in yalls opinions are prettier to look at?
    I didnt know they even came in grey
  2. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    Oh they are both beautiful in their own way. Greys are so soft and fluffy and just soft looking because of their soft grey coloring and darker grey tipping on their wings.
    Black cochins are stark and beautiful in their sharpness of color and shininess of their feathers.
    This is a hard call but I think I honestly like the black better, I love the beetle green coloring of the very darkest ones.
  3. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    I am a black lover too!
    My BJG rooster has the beetle green in his feathers and I love it!! I tell everyone who sees him
    'can you see the green?! Can you see it? Huh? Can you see it?!?' lol
    Im getting BJG hens from her too...
    I want the cochin for the broody bird of the group...
  4. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I think perhaps what she is calling grey is actually a pale smokey "blue. It does look grey to the eye. It's quite attractive and makes for a good looking bird. The blacks are just beautiful as well and since blue comes from black, I see no reason you can't have both! [​IMG] Problem solved!
  5. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I think you should just get both! Then you can have the best of both worlds! They are both beautiful colors !
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop

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