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Black Cochin grow quicker than buff Cochin??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Heather01, May 30, 2016.

  1. Heather01

    Heather01 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]I have a black Cochin chick and buff Cochin, both five weeks, and the black has just surpassed the buff and seems very large, could it be a roo? [​IMG][/IMG]
    Pics taken a day or two ago.
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2016
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Both look like pullets at this point.
     
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  3. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black one could be a roo - as it comb is quite developed.[​IMG]
    The buff one looks like a pullet. My Silver Pencil Cochin Bantam pullet's comb was non-existent until just recently and she's 10wks old.
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  4. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm starting to think mine is not a Silver Pencil Cochin, but maybe a Laced Cochin.
     
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  5. Heather01

    Heather01 Just Hatched

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    Six week photos...the buff is getting fluffier but the black is still much fluffier, tail feathers different, too.
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  6. Heather01

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    Here are photos taken this morning, four days after ones just above.
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  7. Sstewart

    Sstewart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow...that black one has a lot of red comb and wattle. I'm no pro but the black one looks like a boy.
     
  8. Heather01

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    Black one still bigger and comb too...thinking pullet though. Eight weeks now. [​IMG]
     
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  9. rachelk99

    rachelk99 New Egg

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    What did your black cochin turn out to be? I have a 10 week old bought as a girl but so big and comb and waddle already I am worried.
     

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