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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by trae1985, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. trae1985

    trae1985 New Egg

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    Hi! Total newb here, but have looked on this site numerous times for chicken expertise. [​IMG] Anywho, my question is this, does anyone know if:

    1. This breed of chicken
    2. Whether it's a roo or a hen?

    I'm thinking that it's a Cochin and his feathering is different from my buff orpingtons and white buffs. So I'm guessing it's a roo? Any help would be greatly appreciated![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I'm afraid I can't see your pic very well due to the shadow. If you could get a pic in the light please do pop by the what breed gender section ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this
    I'm sure members there will be able to help you out.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Do post her in the link given.

    My guess is ... a cockerel. I see red coming in the shoulders, and also see some saddle feathers.

    Also, on breed..hmmm, not sure, could be a mix. Big chicken, does not look pure Brahma or Cochin to me, but, it is still young. If I were to guess one of those breeds, I would go with LF cochin, because of that pretty round tail coming in. :)
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely follow the link that Yorkshire Coop has left for you to the What Breed and Gender section. Lots of helpful members their to help you ID your birds.

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock! :)
     
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Not sure of breed, possibly Cochin, but that's definitely a little cockerel.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think cochin also with the red patches of doom (roster hood)
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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