What kind of Cochins are these? New comb pics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kroder, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. kroder

    kroder Chirping

    Mar 11, 2009
    Canyon, TX
    I got these 4 young roosters to go with my young partridge cochins pullets. I got mine from Privitt hatchery and these boys from Ideal. The women I got them from said they were "packing peanuts" for her order and that they are also partridge cochins. They look very different from my girls, who are in the bottom pic. Anyone know what they are?
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2009

  2. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    Looks like silver laced cochins to me [​IMG]
  3. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    Could they be Dark brahmas?
  4. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
    Poorly colored Silver Laced Cochins. And you say they are roos? Methinks they be girls. If that isn't what you wanted, don't feel too bad. I got my Dark Cornish hens when my neighbor ordered Red Production and they sent here these DCs. I think the hatcheries just have too many to keep track of all of the time.
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2009
  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    Hmmmm. I was going to say silver laced too, but the sparse leg feathering and the small combs (is it a pea comb or straight?) does make them look like brahmas.
    What made your friend think they were roosters?

  6. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    These are a bit wet from the rain but mabe it will help you out.
    they were hatched on 9-8-2009
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2009
  7. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    They looks like poor dark brahmas to me... [​IMG]
  8. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Songster

    look like silver laced cochins still young. after they get more adult feathers and molt once or more I bet their coloring will be nicer.
  9. kroder

    kroder Chirping

    Mar 11, 2009
    Canyon, TX
    They are only 10 weeks--I forgot to mention that in the original post. I wish they were hens. I actually want one or two PARTRIDGE roosters as they as beautiful (and to keep the girls happy). I bet they are sliver laced cochins. Thanks for the help!

  10. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Songster

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    I too think they look like dark brahmas. Check their combs, that would be a good deciding factor.

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