Partridge Cochin male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by billiejw89, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell what this one might be? It's my sons favorite, but I don't think we will keep another rooster. It's the only partridge Cochin that came in our surprise box. Almost 4 weeks old.
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Overrun With Chickens

    I'm thinking pullet at the moment, but if you could post pictures in a couple weeks, that would be wonderful!

    ~Alex
     
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  3. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I will update. We sure hope it's a pullet! My son named it "Potion"
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I kinda think it is a male from it's stance. Hope I am wrong
     
  5. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do males have different colors than females?
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  7. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About 8 weeks old now
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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a pullet.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Partridge varieties, regardless of breed, can be sexed by coloration as soon as the chest begins to feather in. The differences are drastic between the male and female colorations, and the differences can be seen very early on.
    This chick was clearly a pullet, even at just 4 weeks of age.
     
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