3 week standard blue cochin

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by madicakes, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. madicakes

    madicakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had one chick hatch out of the nine eggs I set under my broody. I'm really hoping for a pullet. I have read that the roos feather out slower than pullets, but I don't have anything to compare him/her to. Does anyone have any old photos of their cochins around this age, and can tell me what sex they were? I'm curious and wanting to compare to my little one.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Here are some of the standard Cochins I used to have. They are all pullets, unless otherwise noted. For what its worth, Cochins are a slow maturing breed in general and in my opinion, the fast/slow feathering doesn't work with them.
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    I didn't have an in between pic of this one, sorry.
    This little one ended up being a rooster:
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    Here's a black and splash, both pullets, notice how un-feathered the black is....
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    One of these girls was that little black chick, I just can't remember which!
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    Good luck!
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2014
  3. madicakes

    madicakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, That's helpful!
     

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