Is this Bantam Cochin A ROO?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by backswamp, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. backswamp

    backswamp Out Of The Brooder

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    It is about a year old. Is it a Roo?

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  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Looks like a hen to me.
     
  3. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a nice girl to me.

    Would be crowing if the bird is a year old and a roo
     
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  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hmm, I'd say hen. [​IMG]
     
  5. backswamp

    backswamp Out Of The Brooder

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    Great! I think I will get her. I like the way she looks.
     
  6. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
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    That's a hen. She doesn't have pointy saddle or hackle feathers, he wattles are relativly small, and she would be crowing by now if it was a roo.
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yeah, what smartie pants said. [​IMG]
     
  8. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it bearded or is it just my eyes ??

    Looks like a hen
     
  9. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
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    I think I'm seeing a beard and muff too! Makes you go hmmmm...
     
  10. backswamp

    backswamp Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is another pic of the chicken in question. What does it mean if it does have a beard and or muff (it looks to have both)? Is that more of a breed characteristic or does it mean it is a roo.

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