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Random banty

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WVfirefly, May 27, 2017.

  1. WVfirefly

    WVfirefly Just Hatched

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    I had a single hatch so sent my daughter out to get some companion chicks from rural king. One was a feather footed bantam. I thought it was either a black Cochin or barred rock but it has white feathers on the wings. The white feathers are white, the black ones are black and none are striped. 10 days old now.
     

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  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh my gosh!! So cute.
    It is a bantam black Cochin. They look all penguin like until they grow a lot. They will loose the white feathers....in time.
     
  3. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Barred rocks don't have feathered legs. It could be black or mottled. I had two that started it like that. One ended up black, the other mottled.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I think black Cochin.
     
  5. WVfirefly

    WVfirefly Just Hatched

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    I hope so. And from what I have read on black Cochin, the l shaped wing start can indicate it's a little roo. He is a snuggle bug and I expect he'll be major pet material. Thanks! I have all girls so far, but 17 rumpless auracana eggs in the incubator that I am seriously excited about. Double tufted roo over clean face hens to watch against the double tufted gene. I am not counting on more than half hatch as it is but if I get 3-4 girls I'll be pleased.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Much too young, at this age I would say yes, it is a chicken.
     
  7. WVfirefly

    WVfirefly Just Hatched

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    I think you may be right, lol
     

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