Please Sex my Sasquatch....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SunnyCalifornia, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted pics of my "Blue Cochin" (mix, obviously it has a beard..LOL) about 2 months ago, and ya'll said it was a roo. I kept "him", because he was sweet, quiet, and didn't cause any trouble.

    Now its two months later, my big fluffy "dude" is ENORMOUS, biggest of all the coop mates! He's 4 months old, but no wattles, no crowing, no mating or dancing, and was found today sitting in the hen nest.....

    I'm totally confused, I know Cochins are slow to mature, but I am not sure if this one is going to lay and egg or wake me up at daybreak???

    Do I have a transgender chicken? is he a really just a she ? [​IMG]

    Again, 4 months old give or take a week or two

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    that looks to have saddle feathers of a roo
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    My gosh, what are you feeding him? He looks like Roozilla. Have you weighed him??
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    He's got hackle and saddle feathers. Bearded birds usually have no wattles, some do end up having tiny ones, but basically on a bearded bird don't look for them.
     
  5. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL!!! [​IMG] I just might have to now!!! That's my 9 yr old daughter holding (or trying to hold) him/her(???) I feed him small puppies... you think that's the problem?? J/K.... [​IMG]
     
  6. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL!!! [​IMG] I just might have to now!!! That's my 9 yr old daughter holding (or trying to hold) him/her(???) I feed him small puppies... you think that's the problem?? J/K.... [​IMG]

    [​IMG] that's awesome!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pips&peeps :

    He's got hackle and saddle feathers. Bearded birds usually have no wattles, some do end up having tiny ones, but basically on a bearded bird don't look for them.

    Thank you Jean, that probably solves my mystery. I'm not accustomed to bearded birds, so this one really threw me! All my other roos are games.. and have big ole combs and wattles.​
     
  8. KatieBugg

    KatieBugg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!!! What a gorgeous boy!!! Not to worry about him getting in the nest I have a big BR/BO mix that sets with the girls in a nest boxes in the mornings, and there is NO dought he is all boy lol, he too was a very late bloomer and he became a roo almost overnight.
     
  9. goldtopper

    goldtopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo to me as well.
    You have a beautiful daughter!
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, he's all boy.
     

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