How much are Cochin bantams?
Limit of 5 on Sexed Bantams.
Is there a bantam Cochin?
Cochin Bantams are kept mainly as show birds and as backyard pets. Some have called them “garden ornaments.” These chickens are one of the most popular bantam breeds on the market, coming in second only to the English Game Bantam.
Are Cochin chickens bantams?
Cochins are the most popular of the feather footed legged bantams and one of our best sellers. To help ensure a safe arrival, the minimum number of Bantam chicks for any chick order is 15. A very popular variety that has a very soft golden buff color throughout.
How big do Cochin bantams 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.
Are Cochin bantams good layers?
They are not great layers, but they make fabulous pets and lap chickens. They are well suited for children as they are friendly and extremely mellow, even the roosters. They can become very tame and tolerate a wide variety of situations.
How many eggs do Cochin bantams lay?
Similar with other large chicken breeds, Cochins only lay about 150 – 180 eggs a year. Cochin chicken eggs are brown and on the average, they’ll give you 2 small to medium eggs per week.
Can Cochin bantams fly?
Because of their size, regular-sized Cochin chickens do not fly, which makes them a favorite for hobbyists. They can be contained in a low fenced chicken run, (made from chicken wire or hardware cloth) and don’t do much roaming or free ranging.
Are Bantams good egg layers?
As well as being known as one of the more ‘attractive’ chicken breeds, they are also recognised for their profuse egg laying ability – even the bantam chickens will produce some perfect sized eggs to ensure your stomach grumbles are kept at bay each morning!