Help with gender please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dee06, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 6 week old Cochin x Buff Orpington chicks and was wondering at what age I may be able to tell their gender, so if any one has any advise on their comb and wattle development and are willing to help I would appreciate it, thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. Stiggy

    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at 6 weeks we can take a guess but can usually give you a definite around 12-16 weeks ( breed dependent)
     
  3. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I have put some photos on so any guesses will be welcome

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  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    the top Maybe a roo and the rest I think are pullets.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This is what I'm thinking, also.

    Are you sure that's the correct cross? A Cochin and an Orpington should cross with chicks with white legs, and I'm seeing a lot of dark legs there. Not that it matters for sexing......
     
  6. dee06

    dee06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty certain of cross, visited the person where the eggs came from and saw their dad, who was enormous.........[​IMG]
     

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