Marans & Cochin: Do I finally have my Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ellie, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Well, how time flies. These little tykes are 6 weeks old. Do you think I have one or two roosters? My history is that I hardly ever get roosters. Hey, maybe it is time!

    Last edited: Jul 25, 2010

  2. airvine

    airvine In the Brooder

    Aug 21, 2009
    northern ireland
    rooster on the left and hen on the right:
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Looks like a pair, Ellie, but the Cochin on the right seems it could go either way. They have smaller combs than Marans anyway. The slow feathering is usually a male trait, but not always.
  4. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer


  5. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    You know, this marans is much slower to feather than the last one. The last one was fully feathered in a month or so. This one is sure taking it's time.

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