any guesses on Toby?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augiedranch, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 months old. I am pretty sure a cockerel. He's a cochin bantam (I think). What would you call his color pattern?
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you mean 5 weeks old...not 5 months old?

    Your photo isn't the best...it is easier to tell when the bird is not being held and has a full body profile, then a head comb shot....but, yes, that looks to be bantam Cochin...not sure what to call the color pattern....looks cream/white....could be a splash of some sort...not dark enough for Buff....it may change yet in coloring...so wait it out before calling.

    Yes, if 5 weeks old, that may be a rooster. Bantam Cochin roo's get outrageous combs by 3 to 4 months of age. I'd still wait it out on that one too, but I suspicion roo.

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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I also agree.
     
  7. izziebean

    izziebean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If that's five months.. that's a hen. My bantams started crowing crazy early.. at about 5 weeks old.
     

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