what breed of bantam cochins is this

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ameraucanacrazy, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. ameraucanacrazy

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    [​IMG]it is black all over except on its belly which is white
     

  2. greenthumb89

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    it could be just a black, probably have to wait till starts to feather
     
  3. TriciaHowe

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    I would say either black or barred [​IMG]
     
  4. LadyShred

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    I wouldn't say it's barred (most barred have a white spot on their head that gives that coloring away). This baby looks EXACTLY like the birchen cochins we ordered. Almost too much the same lol!
     
  5. Sahwithchicks

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    I just hatched a batam Cochin that looks just like this. Rooster is a birchen and the hen was black. I am fairly certain it will turn out birchen.
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  6. Lots A Cluckin

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    it is either black or birchen.
     
  7. Lots A Cluckin

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    no it should be solid black when full grown...because black is dominate over birchen
     
  8. Sahwithchicks

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    Well, I'm sure you know better than I, in my very limited knowledge of generics, but conversations with breeders, I was to understand roo over hen would produce 50/50 or close to it. I have a very hard time grasping color genetics. I have had black Cochin chicks before however, and none had such markings. If what you say is true, my new breeder flock is going to be all black, as I purchased black and black frizzled hens to breed with the birchen roo for split coloring among the chicks!!!
     

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