Bantam cochin colors and genders help, please! Blue lemon roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NewChickyMommy, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. NewChickyMommy

    NewChickyMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this guy a blue lemon roo??? The picture doesn't do him justice....

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    Birchen???

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    I can't remember these babies age, they're all about the same age though. Mottled girl??

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    Blue? I can't decide on gender?

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    Obviously a boy, but what color??

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    Can't decide on gender.... And what color???


    Thank you!!!!
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    top two are roos, and beside the little cockerel the others look like pullets, i don't know much about cochin colors though
     
  3. NewChickyMommy

    NewChickyMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I knew the big ones were boys :) I can't figure out their color!

    That would be awesome if their girls! I'm def not at a good ratio with roos n hens right now
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    maybe you could keep 2 roos, if you have a lot of space
     
  5. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    i think that the black and white one is a mottled, the one you think is a blue looks like a blue, the one that you the is a birchen looks like one but the hackles are too yellow. just remember that i don't know that much about their colors this is just what i think they might be
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your first boy isn't lemon blue, he's just blue with a lot of mossy color. I had a Marans rooster with similar coloring....

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    then a birchen, a mottled who is probably a pullet but I'm not positive, those are some red wattles. The rest are cockerels I believe, a blue, and then mixed colors that aren't any specific color.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae
     
  8. NewChickyMommy

    NewChickyMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So should I not breed the blue roo?? They can't be all boys [​IMG]
    Nnnnoooo [​IMG] not all boys!!
     
  9. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 so sorry. Hopefully the mottled is a girl but I'm not sure.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Well, breed for what? He's not going to give you a nice, clean laced blue color that's desired. He can make a variety of different shades of blue offspring, possibly with the mossiness. Fine for backyard birds, not good for show birds.
     

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