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(1 pic just added!) Silkie experts, please tell me "Baby" is a pullet!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by suzpyoung, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. suzpyoung

    suzpyoung Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I added a pic I just took, at the beginning. Now I'm starting to think Baby looks roo-ish. [​IMG]

    With great disappointment, I just discovered that my two rescued white silkie chicks are cockerels - they were singing a duet this a.m. Anybody need a sweet, love to be cuddled, bonded pair-o-cockerels?

    Now for "Baby", my frizzle-gene carrying blue chick that was hatched by my black Ameraucana, Sarah on June 25.

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  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a girl to me [​IMG]
     
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    The stance looks boyish. The head looks girlish. But I would say it is a bit early to tell if there will be streamers on the back of the head or not( boy give away). I have a white silkie who looks very girlish and is about a month older than this one, but I am still leaning towards boy because of the attitude.( In this case I am hopeing for a boy. Good luck.
     
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  4. roosters16

    roosters16 Out Of The Brooder

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    shes a pullet
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Pullet!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

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    Are all the pics of the same bird?

    If so, from the stance, I would say a boy. especially from looking at the middle pic
     
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  7. suzpyoung

    suzpyoung Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, all the same bird. Perhaps I should attempt some clearer ones? Thanks to everyone for all the feedback so far!
     
  8. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    To me, the comb is simply too pronounced to be a pullet. So, I'm going to say cockerel.
     
  9. obe10

    obe10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry to say but i think it is a boy [​IMG]
     
  10. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    I think its a boy too by the stance and also the size of the comb at not even 3 months old yet. If the legs are thick, its a boy.
     

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