Blue Bantam Cochin 7 weeks old - pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beccawchick, Jun 6, 2017.

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  1. beccawchick

    beccawchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a little boy or girl? 7 weeks old. Blue bantam Cochin.
     

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  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    To me it looks like a flushed pullet. I have black and buff bantam Cochins the same age and the cockerels combs are much bigger.
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Pullet
     
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  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree that by 7 weeks, roosters usually have much larger combs.

    I'd watch it. I think it probably is a pullet, but it is possible that it could be a slower developing rooster, although bantam Cochins usually telecast pretty obviously by 7 to 8 weeks. However, some mature more clearly by 3 months.

    LofMc
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Lady of Mc
     

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