Is this a standard for the Blue Cochin

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rosem123, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. rosem123

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    I have a young cockrel blue cochin who has red in his wing feathers. Wondering if this is a breed trait or should I remove him from my breeding stock? Appreciate any information on this.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You should remove him from your breeding stock. You do not want to have red in the feathers in Blue Cochins. In fact, according to the American Poultry Association's Standard of Perfection, "Red, yellow, orange, or pure white in any section of the plumage" is a disqualification.
     
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