Rumpless Cochin??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bleenie, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I got this little cutie from a friend recently. She got all her birds from me as chicks and i just cant place this guy...i am thinking he might be one i got from a breeder/show person...

    Orig. i thought he was just a Bantam Cochin, but after taking a better look I am wondering if he is a Rumpless Araucana/Cochin mix? His butt feathers are also very silky feeiling...& She also breeds Silkies. She lets them all run together in the yard when she's not breeding or whatever. Usually she has them seperated.

    I know she had both these breeds for showing and sometimes gives me her extra chicks, shes never really sure what they are, mixed or pure.

    what do you all think?

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  2. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    Im not sur... but it resembles a white wyandotte bantam
     
  3. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    Except it has a single comb... Don't Wyandottes have pea combs
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    LOL I just posted almost the same question about an Orp in the breeds forum [​IMG]
    He's cute- but his butt should be higher. I think if he had silkie in him he's still have some cushion. Hmmmmm.
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:Wyandottes have rose combs.


    I don't think it is rumpless. Just looks like a poor cushion to me.
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    He is a cochin, and not rumpless. The tail is supposed to be round.
     
  7. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
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    Quote:I didn't pay attention to the comb... I was looking at a pic of a wyandottes pic that lookied kind of like him/her
     
  8. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Well here's the only problem i have with him being pure cochin...

    the breeder's Bantam Cochins are ENORMOUS all over! I mean they're bantam size but perfectly round & poofier than any i have ever seen. If he is purebred cochin he would be Much bigger i think.

    I found her e mail and just sent a few pictures of to her.

    just the way that his rump falls reminds me a lot of the rjmpless araucanas, but i could be wrong..
     
  9. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:My banty cochin adults are huge in comparison to some of the POL ones that I got from breeders. I think it's going to be a long while- before they catch up to the older ones. LF aren't full grown until they're over a year!
     
  10. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Here's a pic of a Silkie/Cochin mix hen i got from the same lady...see the size/cushion difference? also the leg feathering. Theyre about the same age i believe.

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    Last edited: Oct 6, 2009

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