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confirm I am a boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by carousel, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is my 7 week old silver laced Cochin.
    can you confirm at this age he is in fact a HE?
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    Thank you!
    CS
     
  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm., At 7 weeks I would think the comb would be at least pink if not red by now! Though the posture looks male...I guess I'll say gender neutral as of now! [​IMG]
     
  3. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    No one really knows with cochins, it takes them a long time to mature. Just by guessing I would say a girl because your bird in the back has a much redder comb.
     
  4. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you,
    we will keep watching its comb,
    he acts pretty male.
    CS
     
  5. MS9325

    MS9325 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say its a girl and it doesnt look like a silver laced cochin, more like a Birchen Cochen.
     
  6. Sunny Chook Farm

    Sunny Chook Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7 wks no red comb.. I'd say it's a girl....
     
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    I would also say its a birchen female. Dont think she is silver laced. But at 7 weeks old, Im pretty sure its a female.
     
  8. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay

    it came from McMurray - so it is not a bird from a breeder, so the color could be poor in quality?
    they don't list Birchen as an option.

    I will hang on to it for a bit longer to be sure. I don't have a good set up for feather footed friends <G> in the rainy Pac NW.
    you guys are great, THANKS
    CS
     
  9. speedabug

    speedabug Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say girl my roosters already have red combs and theia 6 weeks
     
  10. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Looks like a girl to me! There is definitely a Boy in the last pic behind the Cochin.
     

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