Who will be the first to guess the sex and breed of this mystery chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ellie32526, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this FREE EXOTIC CHICK with my order of 25 pullets from Murray Hatchery. It is a Cinnamon color. Very Cute, but I don't know what kind it is. Anyone have an idea? Here's a few pictures. Sorry they are fuzzy, our camera skills leave much to be desired. It's the one in the center.

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    The other chicks (All born 2/23/13 have developed wing feathers, but this one has none, no tail feathers either. Also, it has feathers on its feet. What do you think Buff Brahma?

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  2. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fuzzy pictures, but makes me think Partridge Cochin.
     
  3. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I apologize for the fuzzy pics. I was thinking possibly a Cochin too, but I couldn't find any pictures of the babies to compare.
     
  4. SD Bird Lady

    SD Bird Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think cochin as well. Does it look like a single comb?
     
  5. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I couldn't tell. I'm not that experienced. Is this a slow developer? All my other chicks have wing feathers but not this one. Does that indicste anything about the sex?
     
  6. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes!!! I just looked at some pics of other Partridge Cochin chicks online and I'm almost positive that you are correct. How do I tell if it is a hen or roo?
     
  7. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To be sure you wait until it lays an egg or crows :D
    Cochins are slow feathering to begin with and the Roos are slower to feather than the girls. The extras are usually boys but that's not always the case so you will just have to wait and see!
     
  8. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much!! This will be like waiting for Christmas as a kid. I had thought if I got a roo I would get rid of it right away, but this little ball of cuteness is growing on me and I am considering keeping it even if it is a roo. When I put my hand inside the brooder box to make adjustments, it is the first one to run out from the group and greet me.
     
  9. Deerling

    Deerling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my Partridge Cochins!


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  10. ellie32526

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