Thought I had 4 boys but now, I'm not so sure

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shannondee12, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. shannondee12

    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 Cochin mixes. 2 of them are 2 weeks older than the other 2. Because they have grown big red combs and wattles, I thought my luck was bad and ended up with 4 out of 4 being boys but know when I look at them side by side, the tail feathers have different posture. I only have one that has upright tail feathers. Any thoughts?
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How old are the birds?

    can you post larger pics or make them enlarge when clicked on? I honestly can't see a thing in those pics except white fluffy birds.
     
  3. shannondee12

    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the two older ones are around 7 weeks and the other two are around 5 weeks. I will try to post better pics. Gotta go out and get them to hold still first. lol
     
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    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one sitting on the ramp support is the one that has tail feathers that stick straight up.
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  5. donrae

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    Thank you!

    At that young age, those red combs are all males, every one.
     
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    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poo! I thought so to but then I noticed the posture on the one was so different. I guess I got my hopes up for nothing.
     

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