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How do I tell the gender? pictures

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by emma rose, Sep 28, 2007.

  1. emma rose

    emma rose New Egg

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    I have two Bantam Cochins that are around 4-5 weeks old and i'm curious to whether or not they are male or female!

    I have a black and a buff; the black has been crowing (more like screaming) but it's also a week older than the buff. perhaps the buff is female?


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  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Black is a boy. The size and color of the buff's comb make it appear to be a male in the first picture, but that could be the lighting. The second picture does not show the comb color clearly enough. If the buff's comb is the same as the black's then it is a male also.



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  3. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
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    I have standard cochins and the girls didn't develop a comb or waddles until 12 weeks. They are 21 weeks right now and they still barely have a comb or waddle. I'm not for sure if any of this applies since you have bantams. Good luck!
     
  4. Bantammad

    Bantammad Out Of The Brooder

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    Both look male to me.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Both look like boys to me too.

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  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yup, both boys.
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I agree with boys....
     
  8. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    I have Banty cochins, they both look like boys to me also.

    Dawn
     
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    two boys!
     
  10. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    boys!

    I have 3 month old bantams and the girls combs are about the size of your babies!!
     

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