Frizzle x Cochin gender??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FlightsofFancy, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first 3 chicks to ever come out of my new 'bator. I have a White Bantam Cochin roo over a Bantam Blue Cochin hen and then a Bantam Black Frizzle SilkiexCochin mix hen.
    So I am pretty sure that the 2 Cochin chicks are roos. Any luck that the Frizzle is a pullet?

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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't see very well, but it looks like a Frizzle pullet and the other 2 are cockerels.
     
  3. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok maybe this will be easier to see.

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  4. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think pullet. By 3 weeks, my cochin males had pinkish red combs and wattles already, like your two cochin babies. The females looked like your frizzle.
     
  5. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a boy.. post another pic in 3 weeks.
     
  6. nzzzz38

    nzzzz38 New Egg

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    I would agree with KellyHM the frizzle looks like a pullet and the other 2 roo's however I think I read somewhere that Cochins should only be bread with the silkies not frizzles with Cochins because the feathering is very off. Maybe you could update me on the feathering when the chick gets old

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  7. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hmmmm.....I would love to know more about that!! Never heard of it. This particular chicks feathering is very curly. These "guys" were my test eggs for my 'bator, honestly just happy I had a 100% hatch rate with the new bator. [​IMG]
     
  8. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have to agree....prolly a boy, but his Mama had me fooled so I am gonna double cross my fingers. [​IMG]
     
  9. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I like to know the reason of that too.....

    The only breeding I know you shouldn't do (although you can), is frizzle to frizzle...
     
  10. Skitz

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    Which bator did you use?
     

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