20+ week-old Silkie. Gender Guesses?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MaggieRae, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. MaggieRae

    MaggieRae Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
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    This is Little Big Bird, as my neighbor affectionately calls him. I say him, but I have no idea on gender. I wasn't going to ask, just wait for a crow or an egg, but as neither have occurred... The antici... pation is killing me!

    My bet was cockerel, as he loves to chase the dog around. Am I right? I think I'm right. I'm right, right? [​IMG]

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    Thanks!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Silkies have always scared me. I still don't own one.

    I have no idea, but yeah, could be a roo.
     
  3. MaggieRae

    MaggieRae Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    North Texas
    Quote:He does have a rather demonic gleam to his eye, yeah? You should see him go after my german shorthaired pointer, a bird dog trained in death-dealing to all things small and furry. He can make her jump a foot in the air without even trying.
    I still don't know how I wound up with him. [​IMG]
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I own no silkies but I think that one's a girl.
     
  5. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks girlie to my eye
     
  6. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The puff on top looks round so I guess pullet. Just a guess though. [​IMG]
     
  7. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    When my boys were at 20 weeks of age their combs and wattles were very big already
     
  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    thats a hen
     
  9. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    That's looking more hen to me than roo...
     
  10. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a little girl
     

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