Black Cochin Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Olivermaxsmith, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. Olivermaxsmith

    Olivermaxsmith New Egg

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    Hello, I bought this Black Cochin under the assumption it was a pullet but as time progresses I think it might be a rooster. I need to figure out what gender it is.
    Help on this subject would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank You
    Oliver Smith

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    How old?
     
  3. Olivermaxsmith

    Olivermaxsmith New Egg

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    Six weeks give or take a couple days.
     
  4. corewassen87

    corewassen87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep that's a cockerel. Handsome feller
     
  5. Olivermaxsmith

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    Alright, Thank You. Now I have to decide on getting rid of this rooster or the Wellsummer rooster I have.
    Does anyone know which one would be less aggressive? Do you have any advice?
     
  6. Lincy

    Lincy Out Of The Brooder

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    If they are raised together, a lot of the time you can keep both. If you can't, I would give them a while and see who is better.
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Yup, its a cockerel. Cochins tend to be more docile (mine was the sweetest thing!), I'm not sure on Welsummers though since I've never had one. You could keep both if you have enough hens to go around and if they stay friendly to each other.
     

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