The table below shows availability for the next several weeks. A lot. feather-legged chickens.

After all, that is a lot of food that the chicken is going to need to eat! In fact, it can take close to 1.5-years to be fully grown. It grows ridiculously slow. In spite of this, due to the rounded appearance of this breed they have health conditions. It was exceedingly popular, but it was out of the price range of the majority of the country. Very cold hardy & friendly.

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On and after April 1st, the minimum number of chicks required is. The Partridge Cochin Bantam is one of the many we offer, and it features a beautiful feathering pattern from its head to feet.

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These were at first known as "Shanghai" birds, and later as "Cochin-Chinas". is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Honestly, this is not a chicken breed that we would recommend for those that live in areas that get drastically hot. It is highly unlikely that the chicken breed we have today is 100% the same chicken stock as the ones that were imported over from the French territory close to 200-years ago.

(2007). We will get back to you via email as soon as possible. It is derived from large feather-leg chickens brought from China to Europe and North America in the 1840s and 1850s. The cochin chicken is a breed of domestic chicken of large size.

This is a chicken that has some beautiful, thick plumage. They are a pretty large chicken breed if you took away the feathers of the chicken. Non-Standard Bantams. But, the large size means that it isn’t really going to get anywhere, even if it tried. [3]:89 The large size and striking appearance of these birds contributed to a sudden large increase of interest in poultry-breeding in Western countries, sometimes described as "hen fever". Barbara Rischkowsky, D. Pilling (eds.)

: 5–12 Bantam Cochins were not listed. If your order contains both free shipping items and other, ineligible items, you will be charged shipping for the ineligible items. The Partridge Cochin is a single comb, feather legged variety that originated in China. Recognized Color Varieties.

The team at Cackle Hatchery® strives to offer our customers a wide range of chicken breeds, including the Cochin Bantam. This means that during the warmer months of the year, your chicken is going to need to have access to a lot of shade and water. The Cochin first came to be noticed in the 1840s. The feet and skin are yellow. Cochins are the teddy bears of the chicken world. Partridge .

The bird was developed in Vietnam, although, of course, it was not Vietnam then. We suppose it could also be an ornamental chicken breed too.

They are the same colors are recognized by the rooster, with the addition of 4 more: birchen, Columbian, mottled and red. Cochin Chicken Colors and Recognized Variety. / Cochins Silver Laced . This means that you do not need to worry about your chickens escaping from anywhere. Let’s take a little look at what the Cochin Chicken brings to the table… quite literally, in some cases.

How to choose the perfect breed of chicken for you- including our top 5 beginner picks. Initially only look for a recognized variety, as this will offer more consistency in personality and ensure that your selection will fit your needs. The colours described are buff, black, cinnamon, grouse, lemon, partridge, silver buff, silver cinnamon, and white. If you see that they are getting a little bit on the chunkier side, then you may want to reduce their food intake. Cochins lay approximately 150 to 160 eggs per year. Although, the rest of the features on the chicken are pretty standard. Checking for a previously submitted rating... As a reminder, to help ensure a safe arrival to you, the minimum number of chicks for each order prior to April 1st is 25.