Looking for Nagoya Cochins (not bantam)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Treefolk, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Treefolk

    Treefolk Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some Japanese friends that told me about this breed when I said I was looking for a meat breed that was not a Cornish-X. My friend spelled it "Kochin", but I have not had luck using that name.

    We live in Northern California and I have had little luck finding this breed. I have found bantams, but that is of no use.

    If someone could please post a phone number or link, it would be greatly appreciated.
     
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  2. fowlman01

    fowlman01 Overrun With Chickens

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    http://www.mikesblender.com/indexblog156.htm

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    looks like a regular buff Cochin large fowl to me. Where in norcal are you? I might be able to find a source, but they will only sell grown birds. There are other sources of Cochins, but I'm not sure why anyone would use one as a meat bird. They grow very slowly.

    Walt
     
  3. Treefolk

    Treefolk Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm in Sonoma county.

    According to the Japanese, most of the ones in Kochin restaurants (entire restaurants dedicated to serving this breed) are serverd at about 80 days. I don't mind taking longer then a Cornish-X if it means that the meat is of higher quality and the animals aren't genetically inferior.
     
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    fowlman01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Great, so am I. I'm in Santa Rosa. There is a fellow in Cloverdale that had and probably still has large Cochins. His name is Gary Wilson. I will PM you his phone#. He will not sell eggs or chicks, but his birds are huge.

    Walt
     

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