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Confirming gender - Cochin and EE

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NebChickens, May 17, 2016.

  1. NebChickens

    NebChickens New Egg

    May 16, 2016
    Hi all,

    We just got our first four chickens from an acquaintance who had extra chicks. She believed they were all girls, but after watching them develop and reading a lot of posts on this forum, we now think 2 are cockerels. Just looking for confirmation before we proceed with finding them a new home and getting some other pullets. (Thankfully, we have leads on both.)

    First our White Cochin (almost 11 weeks old). The consensus on these forums seems to be that this much red, this early means cockerel.



    Second is our EE (almost 10 weeks old). Seems to be a cockerel based on coloring (reddish color on wings).



    Thanks for taking a look!
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] The EE is for sure a cockerel, and the Cochin in only 11 weeks old is most likely a cockerel.
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    You have two handsome boys.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    yes, you do

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