Show me EExCochin,EExBR, EExPolish or EExButtercup mutts, please????

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  1. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:I need to see the Buttercup/Cochin!!!

    These are great mixes!

    OK, here are my Buttercup/Cochin mixes, all Large Fowl. Dad is the Cochin, Moms are Buttercups....All look even better today, but sorry, I have no new photos. Just on a side note: they are only 10 weeks old, but except one, I am not sure about their gender yet. Usually I always knew with other hatches by 10 weeks what I had, but this time I am at a lost or maybe 4 cockerels out of 5 ..... [​IMG] Anybody in So Cal interested, if so?https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/10899_003.jpg

    Just out of curiosity, is the Cochin black, red or buff, or what? It's such an amazing coloration!! I wonder what would happen eventually if you tried to create a new breed from them?
     
  2. crazy huhn

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    Here is a photo of my boy. He is a large fowl Partridge Cochin (won several best of shows and I am screwing around with Buttercups and EE, [​IMG] )

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    I will also try to take some better photos for you on the Buttercup/ Cochins later. The breast color is more like a splash brownish, hard to explain. Stay tuned........
     
  3. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:Wow. [​IMG]

    That's a good looking chicken. I'm in awe!

    I want to see what your experiments end up with after you get some new results, too!!
     
  4. dlfridie

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    EE/POLISH MIX

    LOOKS LIKE MY PERFECT DREAM CHICKEN!!!!
    I am so eggcited.
    I didn't know anyone was breeding this mix!
    That's the look I love;
    a cute top hat or afro, mixed pattern feathers, & clean feet.

    If I get the chance one day to own more pets,
    maybe I can get a few light colored ones from you.

    If you breed these EE/POLISH mixes together what do their offspring look like?
     
  5. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:I'm just DYING for my polish to start laying...she was hatched March 3rd and I'm IMPATIENT!! She's a silver laced, and he's mostly white and black, so it could be cool, right?

    The first batch of EExBanty Cochins are 2 weeks old, and pretty much look like black cochins so far, but with puffy cheeks and beards!!

    I'll have EExButtercups on the 24th- dying to see those!

    If the Polish would get her act together we could get the PolishEggers going!
     
  6. allison finch

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    My cochin/silkie crosses.

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  7. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:You could almost call them Tchotchkes!

    Or Silchins!

    How wonderful!
     
  8. RhodeRunner

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    Very interesting birds [​IMG]

    My hens had around 20-30 E.E/BR chicks this summer. Almost all of them hatched out looking like little barred rocks with beards, and the rest were solid black.

    Good luck with your crosses!
     
  9. luvarabhorses

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    Would you guys consider this a buttercup??? This is an EE cross rooster with buttercup in it -way back- that looks like it popped out. I sold some EE cross eggs to a really nice lady in Missouri and she got this roo. She also has beautiful BLRW stock, what do you think of the buttercup comb on blr color???

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    I can't believe I was trying to get this comb= hatched over a hundred chicks-= and she got it , but good for her. I'm going to copy her on this post in case she wants to pipe in.
     
  10. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:I love the way this guy looks! I wouldn't call him a Buttercup, but I would describe his comb as such, from what I can see- I've been calling the EExButtercup mixes Butterpuffs, due to the muffs and beards, but a lot of them end up with either a single or a weird single that diverges into a cup at the top 1/3. I think my EE roo must have a heterozygous-for-single pea comb. This would look pea but throw variants when mixed with other types. I have also seen a few weird modifications, like a triple comb: not a 3-row pea, but a triple of the single variety. I can't wait to see how that comb matures!!!
     

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