Please sex my 27 day old LF Cochins

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kathyinmo, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Cochin experts, can you help sex these 4 chicks? They were hatched New Years Day, so 27 days old. Large Fowl, if that matters.








  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 30, 2010
    Not the best expert, but just guessing from what I have seen in Cochins before. #1 Rooster, #2 pullet, #3 rooster, and #4 pullet.

    Hope I'm wrong tough and wish you luck for pullets.
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    no. 1 looks like a roo, though don't bet on it, i'm not an expert on cochins [​IMG]
  4. elabraleon

    elabraleon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2010
    TOTAL GUESS, but roo, pullet, pullet, roo, just based on comb and my gut.
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    I guess
    #1: Pullet
    #4: Not Sure
  6. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
    pullet, pullet, roo, ?
  7. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    I'd go with roo/pullet, pullet, roo, roo. Though I am no cochin expert, just an educated guess. When I first looked at this I thought you said "Please sex my 27 year old LF cochins" [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2011
  8. AnaD

    AnaD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2011
    N. Ca
    LOL, at all the answers (respectfully!). Yesterday I posted some pics of my ambiguous chickens and was very humbled by the result. Apparently sexing chickens is very very tricksy. I got some learnin' to do.
    Good luck!.
    PS! pullet pullet roo roo sounds like a lullaby:)
  9. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

    Mar 22, 2010
    Saratoga County, NY
    I think #1 looks like my little cochin X roo did - he looked like that at about a month (no pink in comb), then this was him at about 8 weeks, where you can see the pink coming in. He's definitely a big ol roo now.. [​IMG]


    Last edited: Jan 29, 2011

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