What do you think of......

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by lockedhearts, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    My Bantam Cochin Rooster? I know this isn't the best pic of him, planning on taking him to a show next month. He hatched in April and is a real sweetie, he was a single hatch from 5 eggs, his name is Uno.

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  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    He is very handsome. Also VERY white. For some reason my white silkies are always dirty [​IMG]
     
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    Would be interested in seeing pictures from the front. From the picture that you have shown, he looks pretty darn good. From that angle its hard to see exactly what his cushion looks like, but his foot feathering looks really good.
     
  4. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    I am heading to the barn now, so will try and get some other pics of him and post them. I am just getting into showing and I thought he looked good, he also has "presence".....
     
  5. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    You can tell by the width of his body/feathers, that he is still young and has some filling out to do, but he is a young bird, and this is to be expected.
     
  6. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    I took some more pics of Uno this morning, here they are.

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  7. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    His condition & colour are amazing, especially for a bird that's out on the ground.
    You don't say what kind of a show you are taking him to? If it's a 4H or junior show he may do OK. In an open show I'm afraid he wouldn't do so well.
    You have clearly done your part and raised him well. Unfortunately he lacks the "roundness" a Cochin Bantam needs. He's young but is mature enough to see that the Cochin type required of a show bird just isn't there.
     
  8. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    It is a Show associated with a Local County Fair? This would be my first Chicken Show ever and right now he is my only prospect as my Phoenix are still too young and My standard Cochins are Breeding Quality.
    My Splash Cochin Cockerel will be old enough to Show at a Local Club Show in February, so I am looking forward to that.
     
  9. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    It's so unfair the way those boys get all the hip fashions. [​IMG]
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    I agree, he wouldn't do great in a sanctioned show. His color's good, but type isn't great, and his comb isn't ideal. Also, his beak and feet should be yellow.
     

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