Chicken - Cochin

Breed: Standard Breed - Assorted Colors

Size: Very Heavy; 8-10 lbs

Purpose: Dual

Egg Color: Brown

Productivity: Fair; 2 per week

Broody: Yes

Confinement: Tolerates very well

Personality: Calm, Friendly, Very Human Friendly

Fun Facts: Cochins became popular in the 1800's when the Chinese breed was gifted to the Queen of England, Victoria, who instantly fell in love with them. Although they are not prolific layers, Cochins are one of the most popular chickens for backyards because of their striking appearance and sweet personalities.