Cochin owners what do you think? Gender question.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sandy sea, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. sandy sea

    sandy sea Songster

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    I submitted pictures of my two 8.5 week old bantam cochins yesterday. I got mixed responses for the genders. What do you think? Pictures are on my last post, What Gender?? (Pictures) by Sandy Sea . Thanks
     
  2. chikkinlittlesc

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    They look like cockerals to me. The pullets usually don't have distictive combs and wattles at that age.
     
  3. spook

    spook Songster

    I don't see a picture. My 4 month old bantam cochin (girl) does not show much of a change in comb, no wattles at all. Yet the roo that was the same age was showing a red wattle/comb and trying to crow. The young fella I have now, approx 2 months old is red comb/wattle and DOOOOO(ing) in the morning over our cheerios! lol. He is still in the house- I just obtained him and a sibling- lol. Good luck and enjoy the little love bugs!
     
  4. DomiHentrix

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    Frizzle looks like a cockerel, and the other a pullet. I am guessing a pair.
     
  5. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

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    I guessed both where roos.
     
  6. bantamgal

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    The frizzles a boy,,,,I am not sure about the other one
     
  7. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
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    I have cochin/frizzles that are the exact age. My pullet still has no red, no wattles, and nary a comb. I say 2 definite roos. My dominant roo it the only one that is super red, the others are just not as bright red, although still red. Pretty birds [​IMG]

    Krista

    edited to say that I would still hold on to them for a few more weeks just in case [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2008

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