Black Silkie--Boy or Girl???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by citychickinthecountry, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. citychickinthecountry

    citychickinthecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is my Black Silkie a boy or girl? I think she's a girl, but she kind of crows a little and has done the wing drop thing a few times. She shows no other signs of being a boy. She is almost 18 weeks and hasn't (obviously!) laid any eggs yet.

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  2. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster, wing drops and crowing will be a roo, a hen will not do either unless she is elderly and or has damaged ovaries perhaps, def a roo in that pic.
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Boy
     
  4. stampntam

    stampntam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like roo
     
  5. citychickinthecountry

    citychickinthecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I guess I'll have to wait until either he/she mounts a pullet or lays an egg to know for sure. I've seen no more wing dropping and no more male-like behavior. Who knows, maybe my eyes were playing tricks on me and he/she was just stretching one wing????

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