Cochin - roo or pullet???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by portianaomi, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. portianaomi

    portianaomi Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought a cochin and it has a tinge of green in its feathers in the sunlight. Does this mean it is a roo?
     
  2. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. Hens have it too.
     
  3. portianaomi

    portianaomi Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Do the neck feathers go up on the back of the neck on a hen when she is threatened?
     
  4. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not necessarily, could you post a pic of the comb and a good side shot. how old is it ?
     
  5. portianaomi

    portianaomi Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a photo. "Her" name is Poliahu (hawaiian goddess of snow). I think she is 3-4 months...she still makes chickie noises.
     
  6. portianaomi

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    Here is a bigger picture of Poliahu
     
  7. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look for rooster feathers in front of her tail. They will be skinny feathers. That is the best I can do on it.....
     
  8. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a he.
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Cockerel.
     

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