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Silkie hen or rooster? She/he has Spurs???

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welcome-byc.gif! That's not a spur, that's a spur bump, and all chickens have them, even hens. And some hens do get spurs. To tell the gender we would need a full body shot of her.
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agree with Pyxis - any chicken may have spurs

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Does this help?
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I think it is a roo 🐔🐤🐣
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How old
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About 15/16 weeks old. 😳
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I still think it is a roo
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Yes, I would also say rooster.
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Yes, I would also say rooster.
x2 that comb is pretty big...
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When I don't fit in and I don’t feel like I belong anywhere
When I don’t measure up to much in this life
Oh, I’m a treasure in the arms of Christ (forgiven ~ Sanctus real))
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