Hen or too?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kiki5, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. Hen

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  2. Rooster

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  1. Kiki5

    Kiki5 Hatching

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    Having a hard time determining if she’s a hen or not!
    She’s a silver laced Cochin (I believe )
     

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  2. Sagey_7878

    Sagey_7878 Songster

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    He is 1000% a cockerel! It is very evident by his saddle, hackle and sickle feathers. I’m not sure how you weren’t able to tell.
     
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  3. Kiki5

    Kiki5 Hatching

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    Thank you. First time having chickens :) I figured it was, but wanted to reach out to people with more expertise just in case!
     
  4. Sagey_7878

    Sagey_7878 Songster

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    No worries!
     
  5. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Crowing

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    He’s a cockerel. Looks more like a Brahma than Cochin however with the comb. Pointed saddle and hackle feathers (and sickles) are a male only trait. Females have rounded saddle feathers. Sometimes first timers don’t know that but it’s okay, we’re here to help! I’m sure someone else can clarify is he’s a Brahma as I’m not overly experienced with the breed.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. It's a Brahma cockerel - sorry.
     
  7. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    Brahma mix cockerel
     
  8. Kiki5

    Kiki5 Hatching

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    Thank you!
     
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  9. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Crossing the Road

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    I agree, it looks more like a Brahma mixed cockerel. He's a handsome boy :)
     
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