Male chicks will come leg banded for easy identification IF ordered with the same breed female. Remove leg band within 7 days.
The Mottled Cochin has the classic dense, long soft plumage and poofy tail. Their beautiful black feathers display an attractive iridescent green sheen. Various amounts of feathers in their plumage have white tips, creating the mottled appearance. Half the feathers on their shanks and outer toes are also tipped in white. Cochins have a single comb, are good foragers, and are cold-hardy. They do have feathered feet, so care will need to be taken in snow and ice. Cochins are also docile and broody and will lay around 4-6 light brown to tinted eggs weekly.
Average weight: roosters 36 oz, hens 32 oz.