Bantam Cochin...BOY or GIRL???? Hmmm.....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by calichicken, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. calichicken

    calichicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    So here is a bantam cochin that I am trying to determine....boy or girl??? It is 5 weeks old...comb and waddles make me think boy????But feathers around neck are not pointed at all...round or flat at the end...hmmmm???? Trying to find this baby a home in my area so any thoughts/ideas would be very helpful!!! Thank you [​IMG][​IMG]
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  2. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is 100% boy!
     
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    boy, way too early for pointed feathers those are around 12 weeks
     
  4. calichicken

    calichicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you [​IMG]

    Ahhh...got it! I was going off my hen I have that has feathers with flat ends/tips on her feathers. Didn't know that I have to wait to its older [​IMG] Still learning! (s)he is such a mellow little baby and adorable[​IMG]
     
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  5. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A very cute boy ;)
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X4 on boy.
     
  7. Cowgirl71

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  8. calichicken

    calichicken Chillin' With My Peeps



    Thanks so much for responding! Have to find this baby a home...no roo's aloud where I live [​IMG] I adore this baby and am so sad to have to rehome this chicky [​IMG]
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree it's a little cockerel. Those pretty pointy sex feathers don't start until around 12 weeks. My bantam cochin guys I just sold were 3.5 months and just getting pretty.
     
  10. calichicken

    calichicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you...yes they are beautiful birds [​IMG]
     

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