Jonny the cockerel

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Jonny the cockerel

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        02-24-2013, 02:00 PM
    Jonny the cockerel

    Hi all, thought id upload a pic of our new cockerel we had today. He's fitting in well already!!

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        02-24-2013, 02:07 PM
    He's going to be stunning. Why must the rooster be the lookers? What is he? Barred Cochin?
        02-24-2013, 02:44 PM
    Thank you!! I know they all look so beautiful! Yeah he's a Barred cochin
        02-24-2013, 03:16 PM
    It's fun to have a variety and lesser known chickens in the mix. I'm getting silver laced Cochin chicks next month. Can't wait for them to grow up.
        02-24-2013, 04:03 PM
    The silver laced are lovely looking!
    How old would you say my barred cochin is? Had him to day and not sure how old he is, I know he's pretty young. Was wondering if hel grow anymore? We haven't had chickens for that long so still learning.
        02-24-2013, 04:52 PM
    His comb and wattles look like they're full grown and deep red like he's somewhere between 6-9 months. His tail feathers still have some growing to do so he's not full grown. Hard to tell. Is he small like a bantam? Bantam cocks will weight about 900g when mature. A standard Cochin will weigh close to 5K. That's probably the easiest way to figure out how old he is (as long as he isn't a runt)
        02-25-2013, 02:42 AM
    Yeh he does look pretty small like a bantam but I would say he is a little bigger than one.
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