My cochin... what color?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sierrarod, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. sierrarod

    sierrarod Out Of The Brooder

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    She is lighter than a buff, but she is not white. Is there another color or is she just a light buff? Her name is Fifi, and I just love her. Yes, you needed to know that! Ha ha... actually, she was an "ooops" bird that I bought as a chick and was supposed to be a different breed. And now... she is my favorite! Life is full of wonderful surprises. [​IMG]

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  2. karabbitry

    karabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am not good at correct color naming, but she is definately not Cochin. I think she is a cross of some sorts with a Faverolle. If this is the case I would say she is some form of a diluted wheaton or salmon. Once again not good on colors.
     
  3. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks to be either a EE/cochin mix or salmon faverolle/cochin mix...
     
  4. sierrarod

    sierrarod Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh wow, I didn't know she was a mix. Thanks for the input. The breeder didn't have Favarolle's. She does have Wheaten Marans and Splash & black EE's, & buff Orpingtons.
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably an EE cross then with that beard/muffs
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Looks like 1/4 EE with a body and single comb like that.


    The color isn't buff though, no. Looks to me like a poorly colored Wheaten with either white or splash in her, possibly some Columbian too.
     
  7. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cochin/EE mix and uhhhh.... a cockerel i think [​IMG]
     
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  8. sierrarod

    sierrarod Out Of The Brooder

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    Really, a cockerel?!?! She has never crowed, and her hatchmates have been crowing for months. I 'thought' she was laying a light egg, but maybe I am wrong since she is in with other hens. Do others think it is a cockerel? I am new to this, so obviously, I don't know a thing! Many thanks to each of you who has responded!
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    are the hackle feathers (feathers around the neck) long slinder and pointed? they look like they are and that would mean that she is really a roo
     
  10. sierrarod

    sierrarod Out Of The Brooder

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    So, here is another photo of him/her. I also remember seeing my Orpington Rooster mounting her. Would he do that if she was a he?

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