Need help identifying breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ajeffers, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. ajeffers

    ajeffers Out Of The Brooder

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    We bought this rooster as a chick from a group of
    "assorted bantys". We thought he was a Mille Fleur at first, but as he's gotten older, he's lost his white feathers instead of getting more.

    Any help would be appreciated, my daughter wants to take him to the fair, and it would be best if we knew exactly what breed he was. THANKS! [​IMG]

    The first pics are from when he was younger, the last pic is from yesterday.

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    There are Mille Fleur Cochins; maybe he's one?
     
  3. ParkerVA

    ParkerVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He might be a gold laced Cochin.
     
  4. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Strange... it does look Mille Fleur when young... and yet he lost all of his white?? And the black spots have changed to lacing [​IMG] [​IMG] It's gorgeous whatever it is! Looks pretty Cochin-like.
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Look like it could be a mille Fleur cochin bantam. He's cute! Whatever he is he looks like a keeper!
     
  6. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he's a millie fleur cochin bantam too.
     
  7. ajeffers

    ajeffers Out Of The Brooder

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    Now that I've looked at some other pics online, he does look like a cochin bantam, but I don't think he's Mille Fleur, because he doesn't have the coloring of a Mille Fleu with the white etc.
    I have heard that as the Mille Fleurs get older, their coloring gets better. Guess I'll have to wait and see.
    For now, I'll write him down as a Cochin Bantam, unless someone else has a better idea. Thanks Everyone!
     
  8. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    He is a Gold Lace Cochin

    Matt
     
  9. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I don't think he's a Mille Fleur, he's too round to be one. Maybe a Golden laced cochin?
     
  10. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Whatever he is he's a beauty! Let us know how he does in the show [​IMG]
     

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