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6 week cochins, m or f? (pic heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tunaoftheland, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. tunaoftheland

    tunaoftheland Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    Hi, and yes, this is yet another 'is it a roo?' question for all you wonderful people. These girls (I hope) are six weeks and one day here. Supposed to be pullets, according to the friend who gave them to me, but I am suspicious of Franco. It would be ironic if she turned out to be a he, given that her name is already Franco, but anywho, here she is, with the others for comparison.

    Also, the girl said they were all red, but two are lighter and two are darker, the two darker with bright yellow feet and the two lighter with pale, almost whitish pink ones. So are they just variations on red, or are two of them called something else? Thanks, and here they are:


    Franco again (unhappy)



  2. BUG126

    BUG126 Songster

    Jun 28, 2008
    WA State
    I'm thinking Franco is a roo.
  3. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    I am saying Franco is a boy. See the redness of his comb and the wattles. Mine are about that age and they don't have that. Sorry. Look at it this way you can raise babies. Good luck.[​IMG][​IMG]:weee:ya
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Franco's a roo. [​IMG] Very pretty birds you've got there.
  5. normajean

    normajean Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    Howell, MI
    Ditto.....Franco is appropriately named [​IMG]
  6. tunaoftheland

    tunaoftheland Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    noooooooooo! I mourn Franco's lost femininity. Ah well. We'll see where it goes from here.

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