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10 week old cochin...roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AConk81, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. AConk81

    AConk81 In the Brooder

    Sep 16, 2012
    I've been keeping my eye out on this one for a while. I have two younger chicks that are redder and are pretty obvious roos but this one still has me guessing. The one I'm wondering about is the silver laced cochin mix..the larger speckled chicken in the first pic which is the main chick in the second one.


  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    With all the red on the face, at 10 weeks, I would vote roo.
  3. countrygirl14

    countrygirl14 In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2013
    looks like a girl to me:) but you should watch it and see if it acts like the other roosters. there is another trick... if you tie a magnet to a sting and hold it over the chickens back and NOT moving it at all if the magnet swings its self in a circle then its a girl if it swings in a strait line its a boy. I've tried it before but i don't know what makes this happen or if its 100% right or not but hey its worth a shot!
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    I would say that this bird is a rooster, due to the red face/comb.

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