Is it possible that this is.......

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by lockedhearts, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    A result of my Barred Cochin Rooster on my Splash Hen?

    I hatched a few Cochin eggs to check fertility and this chick hatched.
    It is Obviously Cochin, I have no Buff Hens so thinking it might be Barred on Splash.

    My Roosters are Barred & Splash

    Hens are Black, Barred, Splash, Blue, Silver Laced and Partridge

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  2. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow interesting! With the wingbars the parent is the barred roo but wow, where you got a buffish bird from that list of hens is flat fascinating.

    Barred over partridge in the first generation would produce a black/black bleeding red bird.

    So that's either barred over silver, or barred over splash - which once you get into silvers, blues and lavs I think you can start picking up the buffs/wheatens etc.

    Bump... because I'm dying to know [​IMG]
     
  3. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    My Partridge hen has only been laying about 3 weeks, One silver Hen has been laying for awhile. I hope this is a pullet so I can see how it matures.
    I think it is likely Barred over splash as it was a large egg and my older Splash lays Huge eggs.
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Doesn't look like barring to me--looks more like blue penciling; which says splash roo X partridge or silver laced hen.
     
  5. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    I honestly can't tell seeing it in person. I guess this will be one I just have to take pics of every couple of weeks. The coloring is so light it really is hard to tell what is going on. When it first hatched, before it dried, I thought it was splash.
     
  6. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Is that potpurri on your sink? or shavings LOL?


    Am I the only one that notices things like that?
     
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  7. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    Quote:I suppose one could call it Potpourri, it does have a smell...... LOL
    I had just cleaned out waterers and not thrown out the shavings collection yet.
    I have to clean that bathroom, parents are coming next week and they don't like to share the spare rooms with chicks....
     

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