I think she is a she

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BairleaFarm, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one is bigger than my other Cochin but could be shes just older. Is she a she?

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  2. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old? I think its a boy. hackles look a little stringy and my cochin hen never had a comb that big.

    ETA: do you have any better, more clear pics?
     
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  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Looks like a he to me....
     
  4. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    Comb and wattles that red if (s)he isn't laying eggs now she is a he.
     
  5. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Between 4 months and 2 years. Dont know a specific age as the girl i got them from had no idea. All the roos I got with this batch looked like this-

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  6. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that a bunch were laying but they have stopped for the year.
     
  7. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    (S)he looks like it's just finishing a molt?
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Subordinate cockerel/rooster.
     
  9. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Your first one looks cochin. To me these look like cochin mixes. Are they all supposed to be pure or mixed?

    I'm going to guess boy again on the first one. If you had a more clear pic we can confirm that those are pointy saddle feathers, its just blurred out of the 1st pics.
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    it looks like a roo with those pointed hackle and saddle feathers.
     

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