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Male or Female? Frizzle or Standard?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wood's Farm, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. Wood's Farm

    Wood's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two chicks, one is roughly 4 weeks old and the other is roughly 5 weeks old. They are bantam barred cochins and are possibly frizzles. To me they look standard, not frizzled. It also looks like I have a male and female. What do you guys think? Also, if it turns out to be a roo, are they just as loud as standard sizes roos. My city does not allow roos, so I may be in trouble if he is too loud. Thanks for any help!
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    This is the older one that is possiblly a roo.
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    This is the younger one that I think is a hen.
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    They are a little fluffy, but I think they are straight feathered. Some of my cochin bantams are loud, some are not. A well insulated house(coop) for them helps, and if you get a good one, it will crow once or twice when it is outside and thats it. Freddy does that, and nobody would really know anyway because he sounds like a high pitched yodeler. [​IMG]
     
  3. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    I would say at this point they are possibly both pullets and are definately smooth feathered.

    Here is one of my frizzled cochins at only 2 1/2 weeks old:

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    Comb is already turning red as it is on all my cochin roo's

    Here is one I think is a pullet:

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  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    They are smooth feathered. Looks like you have a cockerel in that first pic.
     

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