What gender is my bantam frizzled Cochin?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Heather94, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. Heather94

    Heather94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatch date was 2/28. So about 3 weeks old! Any guesses on sex? His/her name is nugget! Bantam frizzled Cochin.
     
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    Heather94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Too young yet. Bantam cochins pink up early, usually by 5 weeks. So watch for that comb getting pink in the next few weeks. If it stays that orange yellow color it is a pullet.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    The nice thing about bantam Cochins...the boys' combs really pink up early...but not at 3 weeks.

    Wait a few more weeks to watch for pink. By 3 months, the boys combs will look huge and red compared to the small pullet yellow combs.

    LofMc
     
  5. Mavabird

    Mavabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my daughter's favorite bantam frizzled Cochin, and I'm afraid it may be a boy. Age about three weeks. Any opinions?

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  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Again, it's best to wait a few more weeks.
     
  7. Mavabird

    Mavabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know, it's just so hard when you're getting attached to the little cutie-pies. We will practice our patience. Ohmmmmm.
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    If it helps I will say that it looks slow to feather out which can be a sign of rooster.[​IMG] Most you can tell by 5 weeks.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I love the buff frizzle chick, who could ever resist that? too young but, I am trying hard to 'will' it to be a pullet.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't notice any sign of frizzle on the dark chick
     

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