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Need help! Sexing frizzled cochin bantams

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by flchicklady, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. flchicklady

    flchicklady New Egg

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    I just started breeding cochin bantams. Some frizzled. Right now we are crossing a frizzle buff barred cochin roo with a Birchen cochin hen. The chicks are a week old and some are feathering quickly while some are not. Was wondering if these can be feather sexed. Anyone have experience with this?

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  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's most likely too early to tell.
     
  3. flchicklady

    flchicklady New Egg

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    Thanks.heres to hoping right? Lol going to keep a few for awhile to see what ends up being what
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young to sex. Wing/feather sexing only works with certain crosses, at about one day old.
     
  5. flchicklady

    flchicklady New Egg

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    Bummer... but thanks so much.
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Bantam Cochin roosters will get pink combs by 5 weeks, so you will need to wait a bit. Often the roosters will feather out slower than the pullets as well.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    too young
     

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