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Bought a pullet not sure now

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Frizzle13, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Frizzle13

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  2. RainyPeeps

    RainyPeeps In the Brooder

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    I'm no Silkie expert, (I'm still trying to sex my 2) but posting some up close pics of the face is a must. And also, how old is it?
     
  3. mustangsaguaro

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    Based on the last pic you posted the comb and wattles are pretty large. I would say you've got a male there. I could be wrong. I am guessing you purchased this bird from a feed store? If so the quality of feed store/hatchery silkies just isn't there like what you would purchase from a breeder.
     
  4. chickenlover89

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    roo, sorry!
     
  5. Tricoglossus

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    Large wattles and comb, looks to be a male, how old is it?
     
  6. Frizzle13

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    its about 19 weeks old and bought from a proper breeder at the fowl trust
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    From the last photo I'd say a cockerel.
     

  8. Ralph Moyer

    Ralph Moyer Songster

    I have Silkies and from the photos it is a cockeral and not a pullet.
     

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