What colours would you say these are please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hedgehog1980, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. Hedgehog1980

    Hedgehog1980 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am sorry to be a nuisance; but I wonder if anyone has any idea what colours these are please? I'd like to know the "proper" names (probably daft). Also, while I obviously did a lot of research about chicken keeping, does anyone have a book to recommend for breeds and colours? That way I can stop being a nuisance!
    Many thanks:

    All are bantams 7 weeks old and incubator hatched here.

    1: (frizzle)
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    2: (blue milifleur?)
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    3: (shy little frizzle, mainly black, two very small white marks either side of mouth)

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    Thank you all ever so much for your help.
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are there feathers on their feet? Because they could be cochin bantams if they have feathered feet.
    Picture 1- buff frizzle bantam cochin
    Picture 2- maybe a mottled bantam cochin
    Picture 3- black frizzle cochin [​IMG]
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    1. Buff frizzle cochin, probably rooster
    2. Mottled cochin? Looks like a pullet
    3. Black frizzle cochin, probably a pullet.
     
  4. Hedgehog1980

    Hedgehog1980 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you veer67 and Wyandottes7 , I really do appreciate your help
    Can I ask, what is the difference between Pekin and Cochin? We have two hens which we were told were Pekin, am now wondering if they are as they have a lot of feather to their feet:

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  5. fuzziecreatures

    fuzziecreatures Chillin' With My Peeps

    you are in the uk, pekin are cochin. same bird
     
  6. Hedgehog1980

    Hedgehog1980 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cochins are the same breed of chicken as Pekins, just known by different names. They're known as Cochins in the United States, and as Pekins in the UK.
     
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  8. shabychkpoultry

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    They are cute!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

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    Pekins are the same thing as Cochins. They are called Pekins in the U.K., and Cochins in the United States.
     
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  10. Hedgehog1980

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    Thank you all ever so much for your help, still so much to learn!

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