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blue cochins - are they girls? (pics!)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by technodoll, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two new blue cochins came home two days ago (got them from a crappy place so they are a bit ragged-looking)... I think they're about 14 weeks old but they're still peeping like young chicks...

    What age do you think they could be?

    Are they both girls?

    Violet:

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    Kiwi:

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    Both of them together:

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    Last edited: Nov 19, 2009
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    If 14 weeks I think they are pullets!! Looked to be fully feathered so that happens around 10 to 12 weeks so I say they are pretty close to 14 weeks. No sign of red wattles and no red combs. My thoughts!
     
  3. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooo that would be indeed good! [​IMG]

    they are pretty naked in the neck area, should look much better in a month after lots of TLC, good food, fresh air and sunshine.

    btw this was their very first taste of sunshine and fresh air... they LOVED it!

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  4. juliecox

    juliecox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely pullets! This was my blue cochin roo at 12 weeks:

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  5. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    woohoo! so happy! girls girls girls!

    is it normal they have no "butt"?

    not even really sure what cochins are supposed to look like... [​IMG]

    will they be big as adults?
     
  6. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh and could Violet possibly be a lavender cochin, not a blue?
     
  7. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Violet almost does looks lav- with the light head and all. Arethey large fowl? I never saw lav in LF.
    You're so lucky! My blue girls are my favorite! [​IMG]
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Beautiful pullets.
     
  9. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure, they might be bantams?

    They're about the same size as my 14 week old silkies!

    Here's a pic for comparison, the cochin pullets with the adult flock... what do you think?

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  10. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I say LF and both are blues.
     

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