cochin experts, your opinion please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by technodoll, Jul 10, 2010.

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  1. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted this in the "what breed or gender is this" section but thought to get more answers here...

    I purchased two bantam partridge cochins yesterday, they are supposed to be near 3 months old but they are so tiny, I'm guessing more like 9 to 10 weeks old?

    The breeder confirmed two pullets - is this accurate? Can they be sexed at this age?

    Thank you!

    (the one in question is Mango, on the left... Kiwi, on the right, is all girl!)

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  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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  3. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I did see the replies there, thank you.

    I'm not sure how many cochin experts chimed in though, which is why I asked here - there seems to be a 50/50 opinion on the matter.

    I ask because I want to know if I should return Mango to the breeder or not in the next few days. It's a very long car ride.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    OMG... THOSE BIRDS ARE SO PRETTY! [​IMG]
    Now i need some... [​IMG]
     
  5. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am just starting into bantam cochins, but I do raise LF cochins. I agree with everyone it looks like a pair to me. I have a pair of patridge LF cohins that are 8 weeks they dont look much bigger than yours but Even my grandson calls them Bob and Susan They look alot like yours at this stage.lol
     
  6. chucksohiki

    chucksohiki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one on the left looks like a male and the one on the right looks like female you do have a pair.
     
  7. TheRanch

    TheRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both pullets, patterning on partridge is sex linked - google it - go to other poultry sites and look at the difference in the patterns of hens and roos - they look NOTHING alike - a little research on your own will confirm this instead of posting multiple threads [​IMG] !! Good luck with your new babies - they are beautiful!!
     
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