Help sexing a chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Iheartchickens7, May 24, 2012.

  1. Iheartchickens7

    Iheartchickens7 In the Brooder

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    Just wondering if anyone could tell me what little baby is. Got them 5 weeks ago. Bantam cochins. 2 of the 4 I have I am fairly certain are cockerels. This bird has a small comb compared to the others, but it is looking more and more pink to me. I do not know if they begin to turn pink at this age in pullets. I have a buff that I am pretty sure is a pullet and she has no pink color whatsoever in hers even though their combs are the same size.

    Thank you for your help!
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  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    I wouldn't rule out a pullet just yet. I don't see any wattles on that little one.
     
  3. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chirping

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    roos and more roos lol
     
  4. Iheartchickens7

    Iheartchickens7 In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the responses! Anyone want to give a tie breaking opinion? :)
    Here is another picture just for the heck of it.
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  5. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Hrm, I agree they are all most likely roos. I have noticed that male Cochins have a habit of growing combs early. In the last picture, is that a random patch of isolated red I see on the wing? That would be a definite case-settler on the side of roo.
     

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