Someone gave me new chickens, what are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BellLisamo, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    I was told they were bantam silkies. For some reason I'm not believing it. Here they are... Please tell me what they are, and please tell me whether you think its a pullet or cockerel. They all have feathered feet

    #1.Red chicken

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    #2. Black chicken

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    #3. Red chicken (in picture # 2 also)

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  2. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are bantam cochin .
     
  3. rosegal

    rosegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a black one just like that. I agree, it is a cochin.
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yes they are all Cochins, boy that was an easy one hehe. good luck with them.

    AL
     
  5. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed! Cochin banty. Mine are great broody hens have hatched out many chicks for me. My Black throws off blue chicks from time to time. Good luck with yours!
     
  6. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:Thanks. Once again, i am new to all of this, my bad for not being a chicken expert. Im still learning. I hate to ask stupid questions but i wouldnt know otherwise
     
  7. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Can anyone give me an idea of if they are pullets or cockerels?
     
  8. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its iether a trio or all hens
     
  9. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:really?!?! oh gawd i hope so, it would make life easier. i thought the black one was a roo
     
  10. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:broodys huh?! YES!! thats what i want!! i want them to hatch the babies!!
     

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