Cochin Chicks...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PineBurrowPeeps, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. I am wondering if you can tell the sex of Cochin chicks at around 4 weeks? Would a Roo have a pronounced comb of any kind by that age?
    I have a single blue cochin chick that is right around four weeks and the waiting is killing me!
     
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  3. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boondocks, Colorado
    They develop VERY slowly. I had one cockeral, I think, but he was killed before I ever found out for sure, and I thought he was a pullet untill about four months old.

    Someone with more knowledge will be able to tell you better, though.
     
  4. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    If you post some pictures, it would be easier to tell.
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  5. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. greenesacres

    greenesacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Briar Patch Farms can tell you how without even seeing pics. Give him a try.
     
  7. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Well, I have a little guy that was red at only three weeks. Here are some pictures of him and his girl who sadly dissapeared a few days ago [​IMG]

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    I think at about six weeks

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  8. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a roo to me in the last picture
     
  9. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    If you have more than one it's very easy to compare. I could tell genders on the Cochins chicks I got when they were just a few days or a week old.

    I don't know how I do it. I can just usually tell. lol [​IMG] Looks at comb size. Thats the biggest factor for me.
     
  10. damarisgw

    damarisgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both very pretty the black one looks like a roo
     

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