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Better pics of my silkies...thanks for your help guys!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ttrjpbcz, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Songster

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    male or female thoughts? I was asked for better pics of heads, I hope this helps! Thank you so much!!

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  2. Here are my guesses:
    1-Roo
    2-Roo
    3-Roo
    4-Hard to tell, perhaps a pullet
    5-again, hard to tell, but guessing a pullet
    6-Roo
    7-Pullet

    They look old enough that someone should be crowing by now.
     
  3. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master 11 Years

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    I think they are all roos except the 4th one and the last one.
     
  4. purr

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    now i want a silkie
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  5. You want a silkie? i have one for you. One of my pullets just crowed.
     
  6. purr

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  7. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    #7 pullet. #4 is hard to tell. I say roos on the rest.
     
  8. ttrjpbcz

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    Thanks everyone so far! I have a feeling we have more roos, are the roo silkies normally much bigger? We have a few that a much smaller with less "stuff" on their face...lI was thinking they are the hens. But, I have never had chickens before so I don't know a thing....but we sure love them!!
    Last one had just eaten watermelon!! They LOVE it! That is what is all over her face [​IMG]
     
  9. ttrjpbcz

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    Here are some of them together and you can see a little how they differ in size [​IMG]

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  10. From my experience, in general, the roos will be bigger than the pullets. It's especially noticeable in the feet - big feet.

    Did you say they were 12 weeks? You haven't heard anyone crowing yet?
     

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