Cochin Baby - boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Miranda2609, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Miranda2609

    Miranda2609 Out Of The Brooder

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    Four weeks old. I am just not entirely sure with this one. The only cochin chick I kept from this hatching, so nothing to compare to. Does not look as developed as other Cochin Roosters were at this age, but I'm just not sure.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm leaning toward female but cochins can be slow to grow combs, you'll just have to wait to be positive.
     
  3. Miranda2609

    Miranda2609 Out Of The Brooder

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    No wattles. The two Cochin Roosters I've grown out, you could easily tell at 4-5 weeks. Their combs were large and RED! The second cockerel I grew out was the son of my blue cochin Rooster, so am not sure if I had two cockerels that were fast developing or not?
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I'm saying pullet...
     
  5. Miranda2609

    Miranda2609 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are more pictures of the comb. I want to say pullet too, I just can't believe that out of four cochins I kept and grew out all are pullets. No one has that good of luck!
     
  6. Miranda2609

    Miranda2609 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oops, just realized baby is FIVE weeks not four! So really starting to lean towards pullet, but BOY was I lucky! I got all pullets and every color I wanted this year, and it's EARLY!
     
  7. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet.
     

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