Red Cochin? Roos or Pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by leahcim823, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. leahcim823

    leahcim823 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so confused!! I think that 1 of these chickens is a rooster. (I have seen one crow a few months ago).. Well we are trying to rehome the roosters and now I can't figure out which (if not both) is the roo.
    They are 6 months old..
    Chicken #1
    (I colored the comb to know for sure who was who... )
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    Chicken #2 (this one is getting beat up a little, hence why we are trying to rehome the roosters)
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    Thanks!
     
  2. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The red ones are definitely cockerels. Not pullets.
     
  3. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The combs are large and their feathers are much longer and sleeker than the others. Those are key indicators.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're both cockerels.

    Where are you located?
     
  5. leahcim823

    leahcim823 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I was afraid of :(.. That makes 5 out of the 6 bantams I took a chance on...roosters ...
    I'm located in lower vermont..
    Now I have to rehome 2 Sebrights, and 2 red Cochins lol!
     
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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Both are definitely cockerels. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  7. stryker

    stryker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo all the way [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    roos - sorry
     
  9. stryker

    stryker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be worse. I personally picked out 18 of the besst looking pullets and a couple of months goes by and they are all roosters. Every single one of them..LOL Good luck finding a home for them.
     
  10. leahcim823

    leahcim823 Out Of The Brooder

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    Omg!! Luckily I also got 5 others that I know for sure were pullets.. (Look like bared rocks but are sexed.. Hmm)
     

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