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what COLOR is this hen????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sandypaws, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. sandypaws

    sandypaws Songster

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    hi.. she came to me as a ST.BLUE COCHIN.. all others are BLUE... she looks barred too???? just wondering...

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  2. animalbaby4everandalwyz

    animalbaby4everandalwyz Songster

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    grey and white...i know their a specific name for that...its a cuckoo maran

    I would think
     
  3. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

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    Its not a Cuckoo Maran. The neck and back feathering is more penciled than barred.
     
  4. sandypaws

    sandypaws Songster

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    she is SUPPOSED to be purebred COCHIN... she has feathers all down her feet too,, (picture cut it off)
    i got cochins, cuckoo marans, EEs.. from IDEAL HATCHERY... they all look like they are supposed to,, Xcept this one...
    looks like my other blue cochin hens,, just a strange color...
    thanks for any help.. just wondering
     
  5. sandypaws

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    this is my cuckoo maran rooster standing next to my wild turkey hen


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  6. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    That looks like a mix between one of my partridge and blue cochin hens.
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    She looks like a pure cochin, she's just not a pure variety. Looks like a cuckoo over a silver pencilled.
     

  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    All cochin... what the mix is would just be a guess.
     
  9. poultrykeeper08

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    I think that is what ideal's "barred" Cochin look like becuase that is where i got mine from and they look they same
     

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