roos or hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenfeet101, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. chickenfeet101

    chickenfeet101 Out Of The Brooder

    Hi,
    Our chicks are all seven weeks old now. We have 3 buff cochins and 1 australop.

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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    They all look like pullets for now except for the Australorp the comb is a dead giveaway for him.
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Vote pullet on the first one, the blue is a rooster. The last two are a little iffy would say possible roo right now because of the slower feathering and combs, so vote more pics in a couple of weeks on them..
     
  4. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

     
  5. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    The last 2 could be roosters as well the comb is a bit pink for a pullet but in a few weeks you should be able to tell.
     
  6. NosiphoChooks

    NosiphoChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue one is a rooster. Middle buff one possibly a rooster but I think your cochins might be all pullets
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    So far, you seem to have one cockerel and three pullets.
     
  8. chickenfeet101

    chickenfeet101 Out Of The Brooder

    The large cochin's comb has now started to go pink/red. At what age do cochin hens normally develop combs?
     

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