BaGAWK!!

Chirping
8 Years
Oct 25, 2011
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Philadelphia, TN
This is a 10 week old cochin bantam from TSC as a chick. What gender? She acts very hennish, stance, etc. Cochins are usually easy to sex but this one has had me guessing.


 

4-H chicken mom

Crowing
13 Years
Aug 3, 2007
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Oberlin, OH
White cochin hens do have bright red combs and wattles but if they grow any taller and longer it will be a roo. Are the hackle feathers rounded or more pointed? Rounded = pullet Pointed=roo. :thumbsup
 

heybarb

Songster
7 Years
Mar 9, 2012
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North Carolina
So, now I am wondering if my buff cochin is a boy or a girl...I had assumed he was a boy...but he looks a lot like the cochin above...could he actually be a girl??

 

leadwolf1

Songster
8 Years
May 1, 2011
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White one....that is a lot of red for a cochin pullet at that age..yet, it looks girlie

Buff one...definitely roo...that face says it all :)
 

heybarb

Songster
7 Years
Mar 9, 2012
425
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111
North Carolina
So here's a picture of my other Buff Cochin...s/he's a little darker in color and the comb & waddles are still not as red as Reggie's. This one is the friendliest, most curious, follows me around, and cuddled with the OEGBs when they were little. He's a cockeral too, isn't he??? They are the only two cochins I have ever seen, so I don't have much to compare them too...both are 11 weeks old...

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