What variety is this Cochin?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peckersbarnyard, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. peckersbarnyard

    peckersbarnyard Out Of The Brooder

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    Any info would be appreciated.

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    in sumatras he'd be called a platinum so don't know in cochins as a dun sumatra is what is a chocolate cochin
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    pretty lol i have not seen that color in cochins before
     
  4. peckersbarnyard

    peckersbarnyard Out Of The Brooder

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    I was kind of thinking lavender I would also like to know what to breed him to to make more like him I have hem in with a blue hen right now
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    no he is not a self blue. a self blue would look like the bird in my avatar no matter what the breed. considering that there is no telling what is in his genes all you can really do is breed, hatch, and raise babies. might ask on the genetics part of the forum instead
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't know about color but are you sure he's full cochin? He's got the fluffy bum but the set of that wing is all wrong.
     
  7. peckersbarnyard

    peckersbarnyard Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not 100% sure in the picture his wings hang a little low but when he 's walking around with the other chickens he looks almost exactly like my other cochins
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking someone is trying to introduce Platinum into Cochins as a color project, and outcrossed to a breed with a low wing carriage in order to accomplish it. Genetics can pop up in later generations foooooreeeever after the cross.
     
  9. peckersbarnyard

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    I think I'm going to leave him in with my blue cohins in hens and just see what happens I'm new to cochins our plan was to stick with Polish but somehow we keep ending up with more more chickens
     
  10. Chris09

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