My confused Cochin

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bamboost, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. Bamboost

    Bamboost Out Of The Brooder

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    So i bought 2 pullet cochins a while ago and well one is laying eggs but the other is looking strange..
    She looked really ratty for a while and now she is getting huge. And im starting to wonder if she really is a hen.

    Please let us know what you think.

    i added a picture of recently laying hen. 20180427_091558.jpg 20180427_091658.jpg 20180427_091708.jpg 20180427_091719.jpg 20180427_091603.jpg
     
  2. hatchichickens

    hatchichickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My only male Cochin is a bantam frizzle, so I am no expert. However the neck and saddle feathers look rather indicative of a rooster.
    Beautiful birds!
     
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  3. sue25

    sue25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You've got a definite roo. Should start crowing anytime now.
     
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  4. Nyla

    Nyla Overrun With Chickens

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    Saddle feathers is a give away. He is a handsome rooster though!
    He should already be crowing by now?
     
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  5. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a roo... here's what your looking at.
    Saddle Feathers.jpg
     
  6. Wolfefarmyard

    Wolfefarmyard Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes, definitely a rooster
     
  7. Bamboost

    Bamboost Out Of The Brooder

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    Not yet, must be close to 6 months old
     
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  8. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel
     
  9. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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    Nice looking cockerel!
     

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