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big comb, lil' roo? (see pic)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MamaHenSD, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. roo

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  2. too soon

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  1. MamaHenSD

    MamaHenSD Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, I know the deal. We don't really know the sex until 5-6 months of age. This cochin is 5-6 weeks old and look at this comb! I got "him" at 1-2wks old, and he came in the first day with 3 other chicks already pecking and establishing dominance.

    Any opinions? Can hens this young have combs so big?
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    Last edited: Dec 21, 2012
  2. willowbranchfarm

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    100% rooster.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    I've never had a Cochin - but a comb that big at that age = cockerel to me.
     
  5. MamaHenSD

    MamaHenSD Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone. This is my first go-round with chickens so you've been helpful.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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