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BO gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Godiva, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I am guessing here but I think the BO in the pic is a roo. The speckled sussex X BO in the foreground is a roo, same hatch and same daddy. The two crosses are crowing for a couple of weeks now but not a peep from the two BO. OUt of 6 eggs it is looking to me that I have at least 5 roos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What do you think? [​IMG]

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    Sorry about the poor pic quality, my phone camera is not doing so good!
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2007
  2. Gracie_Chickie

    Gracie_Chickie Out Of The Brooder

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    How old are they?
     
  3. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 11 weeks old today...
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    definately a roo

    Matt
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Oh, yeah, at that age, Matt's right-rooster!
     
  6. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys, I was pretty sure that was what I had! Sigh! Now I need to get some more pics of our two silkies of the same age and see if you can give me some ideas there. I suspect that I have a roo and a hen. Of course there is no way to know for sure yet but would really like some ideas from you all.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Silkies?? I'm out! No way can I sex those feather dusters, LOL. Not unless there's a great big purple comb glaring at me!
     
  8. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    A few months ago I sold a 3 month old silkie as a boy. I would have bet everything it was a boy.

    The man that bought it called me a week ago. The cockerel just laid his first EGG!!!

    Proves I can't sex silkies.

    Matt
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Roo.... my 19 month olds don't even have a comb that big!
     

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