Privet hatchery mixed chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Little Jerry Seinfeld, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. So these are from a feaathered leg collection. Im thinking they are different duccles and brahmas but wondering if anyone thinks any are cochins, besides the obvious frizzle in the group.

    I think they are mostly porcelain duccles because, they have puffy cheeks, do cochin chicks have puffy cheeks? I didnt think so but im not too great at identifying chicks.

    Man i lucked out, my silkie hen "gideon" happily accepted all the bought chicks and at one time stuffed 30 bantams under her haha! Shes so tiny i dont know how they fit. Now she has less, Ive already sold the silkies she hatched herself. (Except one i had to keep as it was my first silkie hatching)

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    The three with yellow heads i think are porcelain d'uccles, the bigger one on the left I think is a buff japanese
    20190314_171720.jpg the far right i think is a brahma?

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    The far left i have no idea, the middle/bottom bigger one i think is a buff japanese?
    20190314_171725.jpg theres a possible bif japanese with a pointy tail in the center touching a light brown one, who is also immediately to the right of a red frizz, could the light brown be a cochin?

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    They are so darn cute but i dont want to keep anu porcelain duccles. I'll have to stop being cheap and order by breed not mixed! If someone has a reason they think any coukd be a cochin please say!
     
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  2. Here this might be easier for communicating:
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  3. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    1 and 3 I think are Mille Fleur d’Uccles.

    2 a white frizzle Cochin

    4 a silver penciled Cochin

    5 If this one isn’t an obvious silkie it could be a partridge Cochin if it has a single comb

    6 are all porcelain d’Uccles. You also have at least one white smooth Cochin.
     
  4. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    Did you order Japanese separately? There does seem to be one Japanese chick but Japanese bantams don’t have feathered legs.
     
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  7. 2 smooth legs were included, just extras put in, and they are already having little long tails theyve been raising, so im pretty sure they are japanese bantams
     
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  8. Thanks! #5 is not a silkie even I can tell silkies apart with their black legs ans extra feet :) i think you're right too, the white ones feathers are already turning up today.
    You said you think theres a smooth cochin? So its the one who doesnt look like the du'ccles, the du'ccles have beards coming in a little more noticable now.
    My silkie hen is taking care of al of them so good, easiest chicks I've ever brooded! No worrying either. Ive only lost 1 that i think was a du'ccle that was very weak when it got here.
     
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  9. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    Then it is probably a partridge Cochin :)

    Yes the white and grey chick to the left of number 1 might be a smooth white Cochin
     
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  10. Today I can tell who is the smooth white cochin, and for sure i have 1 white frizzle, 1 blue frizzle, 1 red frizzle, 6 or 7 porcelain duccles, 2 cochins that are something, partridge or penciled... im very excited about them! Then 1 mille fleur duccle and 2 that i think must be brahmas.
    Thanks for the help, it helped me alot to tell them apart, i could really only be sure of the frizzles on my own haha!

    So aside from the way too many porcelains im very happy with this mix! Ive had porcelain duccles before and for some reason my other bantams picked on them terrible. I tried both my smooth leg and feathered legged flocks and everything was bent on kiling them! But i found them a good home with an older lady who didnt have other birds. They were sweet birds but strange, they wouldn't stick up for themselves or even run away when getting beat up! So im wondering if it's a breed thing? I had 2 hens and a roo, all 3 were like that but especially the 2 hens.
    My other mille fleur duccle i had before (a roo) was not timid in the slightest though. He got butchered in fact for being terribly aggressive!
     
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