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GIRLS or BOYS, Buff Cochins, Please ASAP!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bantyshanty, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. bantyshanty

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    I hatched 6 buff barred cochins July 4. I wing-tip sexed them at 3-7 days. The jaggedy wings got no dots, the straight, short wings got blue dots(boy).

    Today I'm to rehome 1 pullet, 2 cockerels. found today my favorite pullet, a heavily feahtered buff barred, had gotten a red comb & wattles --overnight, as it were.
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    #1 --BOY or GIRL?

    That leaves only 2 chicks with tiny, buff combs.

    Problem is, one of those pullets was marked "boy" and has scanty feathering at 6 weeks -healthy, yes, but scanty.
    Is she a he?
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    #2-- BOY or GIRL?

    This one has more feathering. Is she a she?
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    #3-- BOY or GIRL?

    I've also found 2 of my 3 heavily feathered "girls" have red, jagged combs & wattles.

    I've raised cochins before, and the girls were always the first to feather our.

    Doe anyone have explanation of this and opinions?

    I need advice by 3 pm EST, when I give the boys away & keep the girls!

    Thanks!
     
  2. Gallusfarm

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    A guess since this hasn't been answered - the white one is a boy. So cute!
     
  3. JustDawn

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  4. bantyshanty

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    I gave one girl away today & kept the red-buff girl & the whitish boy [​IMG]
     

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