Need help sexing 7 week old bantam cochin

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bycmanda, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. bycmanda

    bycmanda New Egg

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    I bought my chickens as straight run bantams and I think that Mabel is a Cochin. "She" is seven weeks old today and has started making a long cackling noise that I fear might be the beginning of a crow. My other chickens are silkies so I can't compare the redness of her comb and she does seem to be developing waddles. I was hoping someone with experience with this breed could tell me if my she is actually a he.

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    Thanks in advance!! Also can anyone verify if she is indeed a Cochin?
     
  2. mboreham1

    mboreham1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    massive comb for 7 weeks if a pullet.....
     
  3. mamma buttercup

    mamma buttercup Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are the same age and their combs are much smaller, maybe I have girls then!
     

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