cochin-roo or hen??? Please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ozark hen, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Here are my two cochins that I question their gender. I have two others who are obviously hens but these two??? They are 18 1/2 weeks old and never crowed
    |I know the white one is a hen
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    [​IMG] I appreciate any input as this black and this blue cochin have me puzzled.
     
  2. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2007
    i could tell my bantam cochin roo was a roo from about 4 weeks. he crowed around 7. the white one is deffenately NOT a roo. i would think that the other one would've crowed by now if he was a roo - but that really depends on whether or not you have any other roosters.
     
  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    rosy, I have two roosters, one barred rock the same age and an older lt. brahma who rules the roost so to speak. Only the barred rock and the lt brahma crow. Now the blue and the black are very timid to leave the coop in the mornings as the lt. brahma is out there dancing around all the hens, so you think they are just too scared to crow???? [​IMG] I also have a partrige but it is like the white one as far as the comb and wattles. (sp)
     
  4. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    The white one is a hen and the blue one is a rooster.
     
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Thank you I assumed that but then had doubts when they wouldn't crow.
     
  6. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the blue is a roo. I have a buff cochin roo and he has NEVER crowed. I have heard that there are those that never crow. Maybe that is the case here.
     
  7. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    thank you very much, I was beginning to wonder what in the world I had?? [​IMG]
     
  8. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    Hi Ozark Hen
    I was so excited to see your photos. I have 4 cochins babies (3 weeks old) and am so anxious to see them grow. I'm hoping they are all hens but who knows!!!

    Your photos were great and I can now see what my blue and black ones are going to look like. I also think I have a buff and a silver tip.

    Anyway thanks for sharing the photos.

    Jacie
     
  9. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    you are welcome Jacie, when mine were small they were always bending down looking at the feathers on their feet, it was so funny. They turned out to be gorgeous birds. Good luck. If you go to my personal page here you can see them looking at their feet when they were babies.
    I went to your site yesterday, absolutely gorgeous art work on those eggs!!
     
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  10. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    thank you for the compliment on my egg art. It's my therapy!!
    The pictures on your page are wonderful.
    We lived in MO for 14 years (Outside Columbia) I miss our big oaks and our pond but we do love it up here in the mountains of AZ.
    I do hope by babies turn out as beautiful as yours.
    My Henry (in the avatar) is very handsome and such a love (loves to be held). I just tucked them all in for the night.

    10 grandchildren! I have 11. They are such a joy!
    Take Care
    Jacie
     

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