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

    Mar 19, 2008
    Gavilan Hills, CA
    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

    chikkinlittlesc Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    South Carolina
    They look like cockerals to me. The pullets usually don't have distictive combs and wattles at that age.
  3. spook

    spook Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    North Central Florida
    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

    DomiHentrix Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Thurston County, WA
    Frizzle looks like a cockerel, and the other a pullet. I am guessing a pair.
  5. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I guessed both where roos.
  6. bantamgal

    bantamgal Songster

    Mar 2, 2008
    The frizzles a boy,,,,I am not sure about the other one
  7. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    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]


    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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