Cochin rooster question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hd_darcy, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Songster

    Apr 28, 2010
    Can Cochin roosters not have saddle feathers? I have a chicken who has the comb, wattles, and CROW of a rooster. However, I've posted pics before and everyone but maybe two have said she's a she? When I google, it seems that most cochin roosters have the rooster feathering, and mine surely does NOT. I'm wondering if I have have a rooster, but the looks of a hen with his feathering??


    ETA: To elaborate a little more he/she is about 20 months old and has been crowing on and off for a few weeks. Not often at all... I was told hens can do this...hmm...
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2010
  2. solarquail

    solarquail Songster

    Aug 27, 2009
    sounds like a crowing hen... do you have any roosters around?
    pic her up and pat her back if she lifts her wings out like shes being mated then its a hen

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