Mixed silkie/ bantam Cochin (I think) is he a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sunnie7, Nov 26, 2016.

  1. sunnie7

    sunnie7 Chirping

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    I think I might be 2 for 4 on my flock... This one I know is Roo but idk what mix he is maybe sebright/ bantam Cochin. He's soooo cute but we live in a neighborhood and I can't have two Roos [​IMG] the lady I got them from thankfully said she'd switch me out some chicks but still [​IMG]
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    The second one does look like a rooster, the first one I would wait and see.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree the second bird is a cockerel. The first may be...how old is it?
     
  4. sunnie7

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    They are both around 7 weeks maybe closer to 8.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Then I do think the first bird is a cockerel also. too much comb for a pullet of that age.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     

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