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8 week old Cochin, another boy? :( please say no!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kaitlyn_rae2003, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. kaitlyn_rae2003

    kaitlyn_rae2003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the only cochin of this color, and I am not even sure what to call the color...any ideas? And is he a sure he? Id love for it to be a pullet, I have sooooo many males this year!

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  2. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is S(he)?
     
  3. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a splash, not sure on the gender..
     
  4. kaitlyn_rae2003

    kaitlyn_rae2003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She or he is 8 weeks old. any other guesses!? [​IMG]
     
  5. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With that much red at 8 weeks, I'm 99% sure he's a boy. Sorry. [​IMG]
     
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    My Cochin is red too, but I'm positive I have a female. The comb is still small on your chick. I guess you'll find out soon enough. Good luck!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'm betting on a male. Pretty splash boy, though.
     
  8. BeckyandHerBrood

    BeckyandHerBrood Out Of The Brooder

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    My Cochin's are all 7 weeks old and the Roo's comb is similar in color and size to this one. The other three, I am assuming are hens as they have no color in the comb at all yet, and mostly the comb is not visible. Sorry.
     
  9. kaitlyn_rae2003

    kaitlyn_rae2003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was my fear! I had a pretty bad feeling about them (I have more cochins to ask about, but they honestly look rather similar, comb wise.) Too bad [​IMG] I have TONS of males this year. TONS [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think it's something in the water. 4 of my 6 cochins are boys, I'm pretty sure 1 of my 2 silkies is a boy, and I'm pretty sure I have a couple roos in my batch of 7 sexed pullets...the only one's I'm positive are girls are my two sex-links [​IMG]
     

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