Am I Elvis or Elvira? (Also question about streamers)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FreckleFace, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. FreckleFace

    FreckleFace Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry... my camera doesn't take the greatest pics. I'm wondering if this little booger should be named Elvis or Elvira. Fingers crossed for a little pullet!

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    I've read that "streamers" are a good way to distinguish roosters from pullets in silkies. But I'm not exactly sure what streamers look like? Are those long, darker feathers off the back of my splash's head streamers? Thanks!

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  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Yes, the splash has streamers, but pic quality isn't good enough on the first two. Could you get better pics?
     
  3. FreckleFace

    FreckleFace Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I'm going to try to get better pics this afternoon...
     
  4. FreckleFace

    FreckleFace Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, new pics of the little booger. I hope this helps! Not sure if it's better to get body shots or head shots???

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  5. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    i think pullet [​IMG]
     
  6. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also think pullet.
     
  7. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    Elvira [​IMG]
     
  8. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your partridge Silkie is a pullet. The Partridge variety of Silkies is the only one that is easy to sex. In Partridge you can sex by color.
     

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