Why is my Cochin changing color?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by nemisis, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. nemisis

    nemisis Out Of The Brooder

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    My Cochin was born 29 weeks ago, he was all black until about 2 months ago & now is black & white, should he be changing color at this age, he is not molting? I am posting pictures of when he was all black & what he looks like today. Any answers would be greatly appreciated.
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  2. He's definitely too young to be molting, so that's not the case........ sometimes when younger birds like this are still maturing, it takes awhile for their feather colors to even out, but still this is a pretty dramatic change........That's all I can think of though, that he's still kind of growing into himself.....:/

    I hope someone can give you a better answer.......

    ~~Ms.B
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Weirdness!
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012
  4. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    He could be a mottled cochin.
     
  5. I really don't know But man he's REALLY Pretty now![​IMG]
     
  6. What did he look like as a chick?
     
  7. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't think thats the same bird. Unless he has a double sided beak...... [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Wow that's amazing! [​IMG]
     
  9. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens



    I'm not questioning weather or not he's lying but I'm with you on this one, the actual bird its self look different in each photo not just the coloring.
     
  10. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I think this is a funny prank...
     

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