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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Surf119, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. Surf119

    Surf119 Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted this on another thread about crowing hens and got conflicting answers, so I'm going to post here and see what you all say.

    I know the breed (blue cochin), but am worried about the gender. Any help would be appreciated!

    Here are the pics.

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  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Young rooster.
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    How old is it? The darker color in the wing bar is making me suspect a cockerel.
     
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  4. Surf119

    Surf119 Out Of The Brooder

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    Right at 6 months. I'm really sad if it's a rooster, because I can't keep a rooster! This is my favorite bird, too. Anything I can do to know for sure?

    If it's a rooster, you know anyone who wants a pretty blue cochin?
     
  5. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Six months old-Are you sure? It doesn't crow? If so I will change my earlier post of a young rooster to that of a pullet soon to lay eggs; if she isn't already.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

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  7. Surf119

    Surf119 Out Of The Brooder

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    She's making a weird sound that could be a crow, that's what prompted my post.
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Sorry, but I think it's a rooster :(
     

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