barred cochins-roosters or hens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by NoelTate, May 8, 2008.

  1. NoelTate

    NoelTate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 7 barred cochin bantam chicks that are somewhere between 4 and 6 weeks old. I've lost track of when I brought whom home lol I THINK I have 4 hens and 3 roosters. Anyone want to check my pics and see if I am right? One other question...would the roosters be significantly lighter and show the barred pattern more than the hens? The 3 I think are roosters are quite a bit lighter and have more clear barring than the 4 I think are hens.

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  2. NoelTate

    NoelTate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas about the sex of the chicks? Do I need better pics? I feel quite sure I have 3 roosters and 4 hens. Neighbor wants a rooster, I will probably keep one. Figure I will pair the last with one of the hens and try to sell them. Anyone near Mobile interested in a pair of barred cochins?
     
  3. chickmomma30

    chickmomma30 Out Of The Brooder

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    It does look like 4 hens and and 3 roos lol i have 3 roos and f2 hens my self and they look to be about the same age as mine.
     

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