Are my silkies male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bluebird2009, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. bluebird2009

    bluebird2009 New Egg

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    Black silkie... Looks male but has never crowed yet.[​IMG][/IMG][​IMG]
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  2. bluebird2009

    bluebird2009 New Egg

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    The black acts like a rooster. More aggressive and tends to protect the other two.
     
  3. thomp119

    thomp119 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old?
     
  4. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Number one is a cockerel I think the others look like hens but I've heard silkes are quite hard to tell
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    1: Cockerel
    2. Not sure
    3. Pullet
    4. Pullet
     
  6. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black is 100% a rooster, the other 2 look like pullets.
     
  7. themadchicken

    themadchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to agree. But just wondering if the splash is really a paint. Can you get a picture of her toes from the underside?
     
  8. reckless

    reckless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First two are 100% (and some) rooster! Paint looks like a pullet to me. White one looks like a pullet too.
     

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