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6 week old bantam cochin - sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sdilegge, May 22, 2018.

  1. sdilegge

    sdilegge Hatching

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    Hello!!! I have a 6 week old bantam cochin who I purchased as a sexed female (but 90% accuracy) and her/his comb started turning pic at 5 weeks. Do you think she is a roo?

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  2. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing 6 Years

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    I think it's a female. Males tend to be brighter red at six weeks.
     
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  3. sdilegge

    sdilegge Hatching

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    She is a little lighter than my D'uccle roo, but much pinker than the D'uccle female - but I also know you can't compare different breeds. The female is completely pale though, no pink at all.
     
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  4. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager 7 Years

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    Based on the nearly no wattles, pullet
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Pullet- very pretty
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    I have heard bantam cochins get their combs earlier than full size birds.
     
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  7. sdilegge

    sdilegge Hatching

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    Thank you!
     
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