Bantam Silkie ROO?????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by snowburton8, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. snowburton8

    snowburton8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wondering if my 7 week old silkie is a roo or hen? Have any ideas?

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  2. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still too young to tell for sure yet. Silkies are very hard to sex and some you only know when they crow or lay an egg. Cute little one!
     
  3. stellacat

    stellacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] cockerel [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I see nothing to indicate gender yet. Do you have other silkie chicks? I ID'd a male in my group by his much thicker legs... But if this is your only one, that won't help. Mine also had streamers, but my two red pullets (poor quality), also looked like they had streamers. Then his comb started developing big time...then he crowed [​IMG]
     
  5. snowburton8

    snowburton8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have another silkie and Ill check to see if "HER'S" are bigger! Thanks.
     
  6. littlestars17

    littlestars17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IM betting on eggs ; ) onlytime will tell
     
  7. snowburton8

    snowburton8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help!
     
  8. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Too young to tell officially, but I'm betting on roo. Crest is very small and slicked-back and I believe I see the hint of a comb popping up.
     
  9. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think pullet
     
  10. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too young to tell.
     

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