Lavender Cochin Bantam? Acceptable?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by audy5000g, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Question....

    The American standard book I have does not have lavender Cochin bantams in it. Does this mean it's not acceptable?
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my 2010 edition it doesn't list them, so no, I would not show a bird/variety not in the standard ^^
     
  3. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Is the 2010 book the latest?
     
  4. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems so, havent seen anything newer in my 4H group.
     
  5. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found out there is a new addition. 44 th
     
  6. WallabyOfChaos

    WallabyOfChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are in the standard they would be called "Self Blue," not Lavender.
     
  7. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes thanks. I found that out today. But apparently they are not excepted.

    So I did not buy them. I wanted to they were so cute.
     
  8. WallabyOfChaos

    WallabyOfChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Self Blues are considered "non-standard" by Cochins International, but can still be shown. They can't compete outside of their variety, or for Best of Class or Best of Breed, but if you are just showing for the experience and fun of competition then a set of really nice Self Blues may be worth looking at.
     
  9. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I decided against it and went with silver laced. My nine-year-old got them for her birthday yesterday!
     

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