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A silkie with BLUE earlobes? Am I a roo or a pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HawaiiHorseGirl, May 21, 2010.

  1. HawaiiHorseGirl

    HawaiiHorseGirl In the Brooder

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    I love the blue earlobes but have never seen this before. This silkie is almost 3 months old... any guesses?

    [​IMG]
     

  2. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I'm saying pullet. Yes blue earlobes are common but the best is a mulberry colour. I'm no silkie expert but I think it's correct. [​IMG]
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    All silkies are SUPPOSED to have blue/turquoise earlobes. Mulberry earlobes is a defect.

    Looks like a cockerel.
     
  4. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    I agree, looks like a cockerel with those couple of streamers coming off the top, as Sonoran Silkies said.
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2010
  5. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    I am going with pullet,
    but do you see these extra poilnty feathers comeing from teh head? if so they are called streamers ( boy) if not ( pullet)
     
  6. Yep, I've got a white silkie with blue earlobes. I think they all have. [​IMG]
     
  7. nzpouter

    nzpouter Songster

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    I say a girl...
     

  8. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    ICallMyselfCherie' :

    Yep, I've got a white silkie with blue earlobes. I think they all have. [​IMG]

    yes all silkies should have the blue earlobes. i love the blue earlobes, sooo adorible.​
     

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