My Cochin chick! Pullet?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CochinLover, May 18, 2017.

  1. CochinLover

    CochinLover Out Of The Brooder

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    I finally got a Cochin! It's been awhile since I've had chickens so I'm really really hoping it's a pullet because I can't have a rooster. What do you guys think?
     

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  2. Gnfaz

    Gnfaz Just Hatched

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    I am by no means an expert and there are much better qualified folks on here but from what I can see of the comb, it looks like you have a good chance at that being a pullet. ☺ Can you cet a clear head photo?
     
  3. Eckielady

    Eckielady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old? Pictures are too hard to see. Bantam? Just watch for red to pop out on the comb.
     
  4. CochinLover

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    I'm assuming around 5-6 weeks she is still getting her plumage, her siblings had their Combs but she is barely getting her comb and waddle.
     

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  5. CochinLover

    CochinLover Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh and yes Bantam black Cochin.
     
  6. Gnfaz

    Gnfaz Just Hatched

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    Looks good so far. How old is it?
     
  7. CochinLover

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    Possibly 5-6 weeks. She is still filling out her plumage.
     
  8. AnneInTheBurbs

    AnneInTheBurbs Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm no expert either, but so far it looks like a pullet to me. I had some chicks hatch out of an incubator a couple of months ago. Out of the 3, I could tell from day 1 that the 1 was a Roo, by the bigger comb and thicker legs. That's not always the way, but it is a good indicator. Best of luck!
     
  9. Eckielady

    Eckielady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet but I know these little turds can surprise us. I have three that have the same comb and am deeeeeesperately hoping they STAY that way. The fourth cochin turned bright red and grew overnight about a week or so ago.
     

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