What are the different colors of Cochin chickens?

What are the different colors of Cochin chickens?

Cochin chicken/Recognized variety

What is a blue Cochin?

The Blue Cochin is stately, gentle, and is very rare. These bluish-slate birds with bright red combs are excellent for showing. The Cochin breed is one of our family favorites.

What is a self Blue Cochin?

Self Blue Cochin bantam chicks are solid gray with darker backs and lighter heads. They have single combs and feathered legs and feet. All the adult plumage is pale or powder blue, with the male plumage being noticeably darker than the female.

How big do blue Cochin chickens get?

Cochins can take up to two years to mature since they are slow growers. When they are fully grown, the male can weigh in at 11 pounds, with the female weighing around 8 ½ pounds. The bantams weigh in at 30oz. For the male and 26oz.

What color eggs do Cochin chickens lay?


Cochin Chicken
Color: Varied.
Egg Production: 2 per week.
Egg Color: Brown.
Known For Broodiness: Yes and they make great mothers.

What does a Cochin look like?

The Cochin is a large bird and with their fluffy feathers these chickens seems enormous. Their feathering is full and soft and not tight like a Rhode Island Reds’. From the side they look like a heart shaped fluff ball. The feathering extends down the legs to the feet and toes – the only naked toes are the inner two.

Is self blue the same as lavender?

Since the APA and ABA officially call the lavender variety self blue they are the same variety according to them. Fred Jeffrey in his book BANTAM CHICKENS also lists at least 10 other names for this same color.

What color eggs do blue cochins lay?

brown eggs
This breed lays medium to large brown eggs. Whilst Cochin hens are not good egg layers they will lay throughout the winter. They come in a variety of colors including: buff, partridge, white, black, blue and cuckoo.

Are blue Cochins cold hardy?

Typically, Cochins are an excellent cold hardy choice with their stout, round bodies & super fluffy feathers. But when the feathers curl around and don’t lay flat against the body, they lose their insulating power.

What breeds of chickens lay blue eggs?

In fact there are only eight breeds that are capable of laying blue eggs.

  • Cream Legbar.
  • Arkansas Blue.
  • Lushi.
  • Dongxiang.
  • Whiting True Blue.
  • Araucana.
  • Ameraucana.
  • Easter Egger.