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Hatchery Choice Cochin Chickens

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$4.88

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Qty Discounts New Price
3-5$4.88 6-15$5.54 16-25$5.33 26+$5.07
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Hatchery Choice Cochin Chickens Details

Day Old Hatchery Choice Cochin Baby Chicks

Hatching February to July.

Hatchery choice means those that have not been sold as specific breeds or varieties. We do not guarantee a variety. It is possible that you get all of one kind. We do not mark or record the kind sent.

Colors that might potentially be included are Barred, Black, Blue, Buff, Gold Laced, Partridge, Silver Laced, Splash and White.

Cochin chickens come in multiple colors. In fact, the American Poultry Association recognizes 14 different varieties of the Cochin chicken. For example, a few of the most popular ones include the Barred, Silver-laced, Golden-laced, Buff and Partridge.

Production: On average, Cochin chickens produce two medium-sized brown eggs each week.

Temperament: People love Cochin chickens because of their sweet personalities. These birds have great mothering qualities and rarely make noise. They handle the cold weather well and are excellent around other pets. Their calm disposition and fluffy appearance make them a great addition to any backyard poultry flock.

History: The Chinese developed the Cochin chicken breed, but they did not become popular until the 1800s. Hen fever overtook England and America when someone gave Queen Victoria a Cochin chicken as a gift. At that time, the Cochin chicken was one of the largest anyone had ever seen. The Cochin breed is part of the Asiatic class.

Color Description: Since Cochin chickens come in colors, people have multiple options to choose from. The Golden laced Cochin chicken has dark green coloring and golden-laced feathers. Other common colors include brown, black and red. Consumers can even choose to purchase an assorted bunch of Cochin chickens for their backyard poultry flock.

Livestock Conservancy Status: Watch.

Body Type: Cochin chickens are big, round and have lots of feathers. These fluffy chickens have a short tail and a large back. Their heads are small, but their thighs are huge and covered in feathers. Besides that, they all have large, prominent eyes.

Standard Weights: Rooster 11 lbs, Hen 8.5 lbs, Cockerel 9 lbs, Pullet 7 lbs


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Hatchery Choice Cochin Chickens

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