Bantam Cochin chick probably a male?

rreyou

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Feb 5, 2020
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Good evening! My friend and I recently got chickens for our apartment since we just moved from households that previously owned chickens and I missed them. Unfortunately, one of our little buddies seems to be a little guy.

It's a little over 3 weeks old and has a pronounced comb that's already turning red.
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We took a chance with this little chick .The other chickens are ~2 month old pullets whose combs are smaller than his, so that's why I'm thinking boy.
However, I never raised bantam chickens from this young of an age before, so I am still unfamiliar with sexing babies.
We live about an hour and a half from Dallas, TX. Is there much hope in a farmer being able to take him for free if I list on Craigslist? I'm not sure what the demand for bantam cochin male chicks are so I'm worried we will have to put him/her down. I'd like to take care of him/her until the first crow but after that I'm stuck on what to do.
 

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rreyou

In the Brooder
Feb 5, 2020
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You can find people but they will most likely butcher it and feed it to their dogs.
Ahh I figured :( we got it from someone selling a batch of chicks so I think if we didn't buy it,that might have happened to it anyway. Is it better to cull chicks this young?
 
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