Varieties of Cochins - Standard and Bantam

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by isaacsmommy104, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. isaacsmommy104

    isaacsmommy104 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Randolph
    Hello everyone!
    I am still fairly new to chickens but after my sons first year at fair and having owned a few for over a year, I am really hooked. Other than our Old English Game, I really enjoy our cochins. Currently we only have bantams but I am interested in getting Standards as well. As we are interested in eventually showing, my question is what are the recognized varieties for showing? I am having a hard time getting a straight answer on this. Any help would be appreciated! Also, are the varieties different in bantams than in standards? Thank you all!

    Tracy:)
     
  2. WA4-Hpoultrymom

    WA4-Hpoultrymom Never enough coops...

    Feb 5, 2009
    Monroe, WA
    My Coop
    Yes, there are different varieties amongst the standard vs. bantam.

    According to the 2001 American Standard of Perfection these are the accepted varieties:

    Standard:
    Buff
    Partridge
    White
    Black
    Silver Laced
    Golden Laced
    Blue
    Brown
    Barred

    Bantam:
    Barred
    Birchen
    Black
    Blue
    Brown Red
    Buff
    Columbian
    Golden Laced
    Mottled
    Partridge
    Red
    Silver laced
    White
     
  3. bacres

    bacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    East Pennsylvania
    What colors can you breed to Red?
     
  4. isaacsmommy104

    isaacsmommy104 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! I'm going to Nationals to see everything in November. I hope I get to see all of those varieties there. How fun!
     

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