Cochins what sex are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shortcake1806, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    These are my first cochins. They're about 2 weeks old. Any guesses on the sex?



  2. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
    Sacramento CA
    too young to tell
  3. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Since the first one looks Barred, you should be able to tell in another week or 2. They can be sexed like Barred Rocks, Darker colors are girls. If I had to guess from that pic I say girl, but it is a bit early.
    Second one, hard to say, I would almost bet though that the chick is from my Partridge hen.
    Third, I love the color, wonder what it is going to look like when older. Could be Splash Rooster on Black or Blue hen. I would guess Hen, but that is simply a guess at this point.
  4. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Thanks Karen, your guesses are the same as mine. I'm thinking the barred one and the blue one are pullets. Having never delt with cochins before I have no idea what to look for.

    The third one looks like my blue orp chicks.

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