Cochin Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bcmama, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. bcmama

    bcmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cochin is changing. I had posted a while back asking if we were a hen or roo. Everyone said hen, but now I hope you will look again because today at 12.6 weeks old I have noticed that she is looking different than my other Cochin hen. She has longer tail feathers and she is starting to get some spotty color in the tail. She also has a redder face and longer wattles. I have attached pics for you to see. Do you still say hen? I hope so.
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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    I think pullet, but I'm not 100%. I'd post pictures in a couple weeks to confirm; gender should be obvious by then.
     
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pullet!

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  4. Sparksz

    Sparksz Just Hatched

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    I would say pullet for sure!
     
  5. CrazyChickns

    CrazyChickns Out Of The Brooder

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    Pullet. Birds can grow at different rates. I have 2 leghorns that are the exact same age and one has a comb and wattles that are twice the size of the other and much redder but I know they are both hens. And hens grow tails faster than roos.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet
     
  7. CoelhoFamily

    CoelhoFamily Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm guessing roo. Reason being it looks just like our Shadow at that age. And he ended up being a roo [​IMG]. He crowed and we had to take him to a farm
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    I believe you have a cockerel, but need age to confirm.
     
  9. CoelhoFamily

    CoelhoFamily Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh he is definitely a rooster I was just saying her chicken looks like our rooster ( we re homed [​IMG]) most loving chicken
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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