Gender help if it can be done

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mobowguy, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Mobowguy

    Mobowguy In the Brooder

    Dec 27, 2017
    Hey all I have a what I believe to be a bantam Partridge cochin I got for a rand banty bin. Is there a way to tell the sex? Thank you everyone. Oh also. Is there a way to sex black australorp as chicks?

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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    The best way is to wait a few weeks and examine comb/wattle development, color, ect.. :) Takes patience, but it's worth it. :D

    Cute little one, Cochins are precious. :love

  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    It does look to be a Partridge Cochin. With the Partridge pattern is easier to sex when they are young, when the chest feathers come in. Pullets are light colored and patterned. And cockerels are solid black breasted.
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  4. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

    Jun 9, 2017
    NW Missouri
    Please wait until six weeks, then post pics of its comb.
    Yes, Austrolorps can be sexed as chicks. Post pics of their combs at 7-8 weeks, because they are a little slower developing.m

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