is this cochin still a hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crysmom, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. crysmom

    crysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted a picture of this chicken a month ago and the consensus was hen, but I keep worrying its really a rooster, because the comb is a lot bigger than my other cochin of the same size what do you think? still a hen? BB (the birds name) still has yellow on the top of its comb, the comb is bigger than its sister's they are both 14 or 15 weeks.
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  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    I'm no expert - but looks to me like a hen! [​IMG]
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    I'm gonna say pullet! My cochin roo's comb was a lot larger and definitely red at 14 - 15 weeks.
     
  4. crysmom

    crysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wonderful [​IMG]
    Its so hard, because these are my first chickens and I have very little experience or birds to compare them too. I"m just trying to plan my spring, and that involved taking count of all the roosters i have that i'll have to find homes for and replace with hens.
     
  5. mdbucks

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    Quote:tell us something we dont already know

    crysmom, like the closeup picture. I was gonna just steal it, but I'm not like some people (wildsky) around here. It is sized and ready to go.
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  6. Cuban Longtails

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    If I can (remember to) snag a picture of him this weekend I'll post it so you can compare. He's approximately 16 weeks old (he's black, not buff but still male). His tail forms more of a ball too, not like the nifty puff that the females have.
     
  7. mdbucks

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    Quote:Where you at? I will take this rooster off your hands. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Where you at? I will take this rooster off your hands. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Crysmom's roosters are not the LAYING kind.....
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    You're asking for trouble aren't you? I'll sneak into your place tonight and steal your purse - that'll keep you busy - wondering where you left it.
     
  10. crysmom

    crysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for the avatar photo [​IMG]
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