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Sex of this bantam Cochin

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrsMatt, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. MrsMatt

    MrsMatt Out Of The Brooder

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  2. JaeG

    JaeG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it?
     
  3. MrsMatt

    MrsMatt Out Of The Brooder

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    About 8 weeks old.
     
  4. JaeG

    JaeG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then it's a boy. My 12 week old girls have only a tiny comb that's only slightly pink, and no wattles.
     
  5. MrsMatt

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    That's what I was thinking, I tried my hand at vent sexing when I brought it home. Looks like I'll be finding a home for him. Too bad, he is a sweet bird but can't keep a Roo
     
  6. JaeG

    JaeG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know how you feel - the first time we hatched some of these gorgeous bantams we ended up with 2 girls and 6 boys. Even worse, the 4 frizzles were all boys! At least the breeder I got the eggs from takes boys back and rehomes them, but it was still tough for the kids to have to give them back.
     

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