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6 month old white silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sadies0111, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. sadies0111

    sadies0111 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am very new to chickens, this is my first "batch." I have no clue what gender this chicken is. No crowing, no mounting, no eggs.
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  2. fanov8

    fanov8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo [​IMG]
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    100% Roo.
     
  4. sadies0111

    sadies0111 Out Of The Brooder

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    so, how do you know its a roo? like i said before, i'm new to chickens and have no idea what characteristics to look for in determining gender, especially in a fluff-ball silkie. thanks.
     
  5. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm guessing they say roo based on the size and color of the comb and the stance. That chicken is standing very upright with head in the air, typical roo stance and tail feathers point up.

    am I right?
     

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