Anybody like to hazzard a guess?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jencleg, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok...so I am starting to feel like that new mom that asks too many questions and bugs everyone to death! I realize I am obsessed....but here goes .... [​IMG] I promise to NOT ask anymore dumb questions or post anymore of the same pictures IF someone could just give me some opinions on 9 week old Lulu the silkie... Male/female???

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  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Not much experience with Silkies, but that chick looks like a roo to me. [​IMG]
     
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  3. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you have a Lou [​IMG]
    but time will tell, I have had several questionable silkies
     
  4. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't begin to differentiate between sexes with any confidence until about 10 weeks, and I have zero experience with Silkies, which renders me utterly useless here. [​IMG] I just didn't want you to feel ignored.
     
  5. littlestars17

    littlestars17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    only comparing them to mine, who are a few weeks older lol, but The hair says roo and comb still looks pulletesque to me..
     
  6. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Lol! What is that??
     
  7. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh! Thank you! [​IMG] Lol!
     
  8. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm by no means an expert only raised a few silkies but managed to guess their genders spot on fairly early on and as soon as I saw that first piccy my mind lept to Rooster. I could be wrong ofc but...
    Just the way he's holding himself screams rooster at me. The hens tend to crouch and come off as "perpetually submissive" in their stance while roos hold up more proud with their chest out. They just have that pompous aire about them no matter what the breed.
     
  9. shadewolfo10

    shadewolfo10 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think roo!
     
  10. TNRIRRoo

    TNRIRRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    First guess is roo
     

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