what breed of bantam cochins is this

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

  1. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]it is black all over except on its belly which is white
     
  2. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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

    LadyShred Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    Sahwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Sahwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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