Please help sex my cochins

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by michickenwrangler, May 13, 2010.

  1. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    These are varying ages, from 6 weeks to 9 weeks old, I haven't heard any crowing, but I'm still not sure. We promised one of DH's friends we'd give him a few, a cockerel and a few pullets and a few pullets to keep for ourselves, but I'm sure what these are ...

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  2. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    I'm not really seeing any roo unless that last one might be
     
  3. sharron

    sharron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they all look like hens, unless some roo's are hiding
     
  4. laughaha

    laughaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good, cuz I have been searching and searching for a roo in those pics. I think all girls too, except maybe the blue is a roo cuz it's head is a bit redder than the others. I don't know if that's a blue cochin thing or not. Pretty birds.
     
  5. WildWoodsWoman

    WildWoodsWoman Out Of The Brooder

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    NICE Cochins! I'm not finding a roo though.
     
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  6. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Thank you

    I got them from a private breeder, so I never thought I would get all pullets since they weren't sexed!
     
  7. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Anyone else have an idea?
     
  8. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cochins were usually easy to tell early on. The boys tend to grow red combs and waddles very early on. Even if the combs aren't super red, they are usually very prominent, even by four weeks of age. Despite the somewhat roo-ish look of the last one, my best guess is all hens.
     

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