9 week olds can we tell what we are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by horseyjess, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I am running out of time I have a few that I need to identify the sex of and one that i am putting here not 100% on breed. We purchaced the special assorted package from McMurray. I have to select a few to check in for the kids 4-H So I need the breeds that will mature but also for the entry need the sex. So we go I am thinking you guys are good enough that at 9 weeks for these can tell if I am right in my GUESSES... ( I have more will go take pics in a few and do another post PLEASE HELP)

    This is the cochin(no name yet) I am guessing and I am not sure sex wise but I am leaning to Roo [​IMG]... I know it cant be used cause it wont be mature enough just want to know what it is for sure...

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    This one is the one that has me stumpted one day I think boy one day girl. Today I am leaning at Roo but two days ago I thought Ricky is a girl. I am thinking that it is a Light Brahma would that be correct?

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  2. blessedchickenmama7

    blessedchickenmama7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a guess, and only a mildly educated one at that, but I think the cochin is a roo, because of the feathers shape.

    The other one I think is a hen, for the same reason.
     
  3. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone???
     
  4. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I"m not 100% sure, but they both like girls to me - your brahma has a light pink comb & no wattles. I don't have much experience with cochins, but my little 5 week old frizzle (cochin) already has a larger comb & wattles than your 9 week old. Does your cochin have a straight comb? - it almost looks like a pea comb in the photo.

    This is my light brahma cockerel at 9 weeks of age (notice the wattles & the comb)
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  5. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:So you think for sure that Ricky is a Brahma? YEAH that is what I am hoping for I just remember seeing another breed that looks similar to them. Also the Cochin has a straight comb it does look a little pea like in that picture but it is straight. I can only hope its a girl [​IMG]
     
  6. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I can't see Ricky's legs very well, but if they are feathered, I would say she is definitely a light brahma.
     
  7. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Just went out and took a picture of my little 5 1/2 week old frizzle cochin - I'm assuming it's a boy because it is already getting wattles and the comb looks large to me - you can see how much larger its comb is at 5 1/2 weeks compared to your 9 week old cochin (not that I'm 100% sure on the sex of your cochin, but I think it could be a pullet?)

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  8. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] this house is begining to have WAY to much Testosterone!! LOL
     

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