Is she a bantum Brahma or not

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ryanhodapp, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this cochin bantum and brahma bantum from my feed store that uses the hatchery out of Texas.
    They are suppose to be bantums but the brahma is "much larger". I know the cochin is suppose to be 1.5 lbs and the brahma 2.5 lbs, but dont they look really out of proportion?
    They were born Nov 8.

    Also, that cochin if stressed goes under the Brahma. (like everytime she sees people). She also likes to lay on her side, like a dog. Is that normal?
    Thanks,

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    They look okay to me. . . If the Brahma was a standard sized bird, it would be twice as big as it is now. It just may be a faster grower than the Cochin. . .
     
  3. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Yes it is a brahma and Bantam cochin.
    I think you will have to wait until there full-size to see if the brahma is Standard or Bantam.

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  4. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks, I was hoping you would all say bantum.
     

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