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Which Red Laced Cochin should we keep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by toomanypeeps, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. toomanypeeps

    toomanypeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    The time/ date stamp is obviously wrong, so please disregard it, thanks.
     
  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dunno much about cochins, but to me, the first one is much prettier than the second. Better lacng, better comb, richer color...hard to tell conformation from these pics though.
     
  3. bigb-71

    bigb-71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the frist bird has better color and better laceing ! i would go with the frist one for sure .
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Neither one has good type. The variety is Golden Laced not Red laced.
     
  5. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but wouldn't one still be better than the other?
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Not really
     
  7. toomanypeeps

    toomanypeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, I was having a brain drain day...I know they are Golden-laced. They belong to my daughter. We got three chicks from Mcmurray's. Two ended up roosters(of course). I will try to post a pic of the hen. We have to keep one of the boys, I just wondered which was better. Failing in that maybe the one that was less bad:D
     
  8. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Quote:x2, plus the first one has a better comb than the second [​IMG] These are PQ not SQ
     
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  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I think the first one is much prettier. Even though they are pet quality, not SQ. It would be very difficult to find a SQ bird amongst hatchery bought chickens.

    The first one seems better to me, but what do I know? [​IMG] I would trust the judge above, if he says neither are to type.

    Pick the one that has better personality traits if you want to keep one of them. Which one is nicer to the hens and nicer to you. Breeding bad temperament is not a good idea.
     

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