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Cochin cockerel or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SlipsWife, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. SlipsWife

    SlipsWife Songster

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    I try so hard not to pick favorites with chicks because when I do, they either turn out to be a cockerel (in a breed I don't need a cockerel from) or something happens to it. I haven't been able to keep a silkie safe yet...

    So, is my favorite chick out of 50 that was narrowed down to 15, a cockerel? Almost 6 weeks old. The red comb and wattles are so much darker than the others from the same shipment, I've included a couple of pictures of one I believe to be a pullet, her feathering is darker and comb/wattles are definitely lighter and not as big.

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  2. ChickenGrass

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    Hi there,
    Yes I think the one in the first picture is a young rooster.
     
  3. SlipsWife

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    Darn it! [​IMG]
     
  4. Definitely a handsome cockerel!

    ~Alex
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    First one is a cockerel.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     

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