Cochins are known the world over for being big friendly balls of fluff and feathers. They don’t lay well but are very popular because of their sweet personality and fantastic mothering qualities. Cochins became famous in the 1800s when this Chinese breed was given as a gift to Queen Victoria of England, who absolutely adored them.
Class: Asiatic

Type: Large Fowl & Bantam
Size: Very Heavy (8+ lbs)
Rarity: Common
Purpose: Ornamental
Recognized Varieties: Black, Buff, Partridge, White, Barred,

Brown Red,Golden Laced, Mottled, Silver Laced, Birchen,

Blue, Columbian, Red

Egg Laying: Fair (2/wk)

Egg Color: BrownEgg Size: Medium

Comb Type: Single Comb
Crested: No
Feathered Legs: Yes
Number of Toes: 4

Hardy In Winter: Yes
Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well
Especially Docile: Yes
Setter/Broody: Yes
Personality: peaceful, friendly, easily handled