"Cochins were a world-wide sensation when they were first developed. They are credited for initiating the "Hen Craze"- a period from the 1880s through the early 1900s when people began breeding chickens for aesthetic, not production, traits." -Pocketful of Poultry by Storey Publishers Now these friendly, round birds are a welcome addition to any backyard flock. Come on, everyone- I know tons of people have Cochins (we hope to acquire some soon ourselves). So go on! Get outside and snap some pics! Rules 1. Fill out entry form below. (If there is not an entry form to go along with your submission it cannot be counted.) 2. Please post no more than 3 entries, each of a different bird. 3. Most importantly, have fun and please be courteous to all other members. Happy posting! Entry Form Name: Gender: Color: Quick Story/Fact (optional): Judging 5-2nd place will be awarded, as well as a Best of Show, who will receive the prize. Judges 1. HorseFeathers 2. PineBurrowPeeps 3. Barnyard 4. jay1995 5. Master S.M.C Stand in Judge: Chookies Rox Prize One ChickenSketch to Best of Show.