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Mystery birds and cochin bantams

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wxguru, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. Wxguru

    Wxguru Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 weeks ago bought 3 heavies and 3...what I think are bantam cochins.
    The 3 heavies were yellow...but are feathering now and I can't tell what they might be. Skin is pink right now with yellow legs. Here are some pics...would love help if you know the breed an/or if you can tell if maybe a boy (they were straight run). I realize sec may take awhile to figure out! I have australorps and orpingtons now...
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    Heavy #2
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    Heavy #3 feathering faster than other 2
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    And the possible cochin bantams...one possibly a fizzle cochin bantam
    Bandit...our one winged bantam (partridge cochin?)
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    Smallest bantam (unsure of cochin type) we have named "Itty bitty":
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    And Ren, our last bantam cochin (mottled cochin?):
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    2 of the heavies have been challenging each other for a week....jumping at each other and neck to neck stuff...but my orpington hens did that at a few weeks old...so wondering if it is pecking order or rooster behavior.

    Thanks for any help!!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your heavies look like Orpington cockerels to me.

    and three bantam cochins....a partridge, a dark blue or black, and a light blue or possibly very dark splash.
     
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