What Gender?? [Pictures]

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sandy sea, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are two Bantum Cochins, one frizzle, one not. What genders are they?? They are about 8.5 weeks old.


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  2. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
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    How old are they?
     
  3. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are about 8.5 weeks old.

    Thanks,
    Sandy Sea
     
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  4. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
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    I will tentatively say that you have a pair.
     
  5. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops, I just checked the date and they are actually only 8.5 weeks old.
     
  6. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my guess: either 2 roos, or one roo and one hen. I'm not an expert though...
     
  7. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
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    My guess according to your last pic is the one on the right is a roo and the one on the left looks like a hen...looks like a pair to me! [​IMG]
     
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  8. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the frizzle is a rooster, when should it begin "cock-a-doodle-doing" ?
     
  9. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both roos!
     
  10. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
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    At 8.5 weeks they are probably both boys. Cochin pullets normally don't develope a comb or wattles that quickly. The frizzle is definitely a boy.
     

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