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What kind of Cochin? **PICS ADDED**

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by happymom99, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. happymom99

    happymom99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I purchased a little 2 wk 3 day chick thinking she (I hope) is a silver-laced but after looking online, the silver laced, barred, mottled, and black Cochins look the same to me. How can I tell them apart? I wonder what I have.

    Thanks!
    CJ

     
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  2. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you post a picture then we wont be able to help you out. I will say that in SL, the chicks may have a little brown on their head. At 2 weeks wings should have developed already, and if it were Barred or Silver Laced you would see this color in the wings. If it is Mottled or Black, you will have to wait a couple more weeks and see what color it is when it begins to feather in a little more.

    ~Casey
     
  3. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    You can tell as it feathers out.
     
  4. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. happymom99

    happymom99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell from these pictures? If any other pictures would help please let me know what you need and I will post them. Thank you so much!!!

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  6. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be black (splash maybe?? not sure) and Partridge.
     
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  7. happymom99

    happymom99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your reply. Does anyone else agree or disagree? I was hoping for black and white feathering. :( oh well... She is a Cochin so no matter what she looks like she will be a sweetie. :)
     
  8. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    really bad quality mottling
     
  9. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it will be a Mottled Cochin.

    ~Casey
     
  10. DamKate

    DamKate Out Of The Brooder

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    Your first pic looks very VERY similar to my Birchen Marans chicks. The white/black face and the peek of white wing feathers. I'm not an expert, but Birchen is my vote.
     

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