They are all so cute!! I have one silkie that I have been wondering what gender he is, and after reading this great thread, I am totally thinking HE is a roo!!
He is so stately looking, always running around with such good posture....LOL
Fred is my very first chicken, (he told me his name was Fred at 7 days old). I had a gut feeling, I guess ;-)
The thing I am now waiting for is to find out how big he will get. Not sure if he is a Bantam or not. He is about 6 or 7 weeks old, and right around a foot tall, including his hairdoo!! When I bought him the lady said he was a black, but he is so light I think blue instead. It seems to me that he also has those sort of 'rough' feathers at the front of his wings also.
Is it possible to have a splash with blue and black, or silvery grey with black? I really don't know much about chickens, and the splash silkies that I have seen so far have all been white overall with the splashes in darker color. I must say, all of the silkies shown here are soooo cute, i just cant stand it!
I guess I got bit by a chicken bug or something, and I am also suffering from 'chicken math'.
Black or Blue-
Pullet or Roo-
Makes no difference to me
I started with two,
and now it's a zoo
My hubby said, "Lord, HELP me"