Boy or Girl? Silkies-Update on Pg 2!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JayDe, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. JayDe

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    I've posted this question before when they were much younger. Here are updated pictures of my 3 silkies. I'm pretty sure the blue is a boy. I think he's trying to crow and he stands up straight in alarm with my Orpington Roo. What do you think of the others? Originally we thought the partridge was a boy, but now we're unsure because the blue who is younger is larger than him and the splash (pullet?) is about the same size. They are all 4 months old now (Hatched Oct5-14th)..I included extra pictures of the partridge because he's the one that's confusing us. Our rooster also mounts him--but I assume that newly developed roosters might mount anyone??

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  2. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    I'd say your partridge is a roo. He looks very rooish to me. The splash is a pullet & the blue a roo.
     
  3. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    Blue is a boy (but you knew that!), Splash is a gorgeous girl, and I think Partridge is a boy.
     
  4. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    I agree with Gracefulbantams and danischi24
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  6. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

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    I think your partridge is a boy because he is colored like my silkie roo. Partridge pullets usually have penciling which helps differentiate between girl or boy. I say your splash is a pullet and the blue a boy [​IMG] Gorgeous birds! Who did you get them from?
     
  7. JayDe

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    Quote:What is penciling? I am new to all of this.

    Thank you! I bought them from Bobbi Porto [​IMG] We love them!
     
  8. chaneg78

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    They look great. I think partridge is a hen
     
  9. PremierSilkies

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    Blue~Boy
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    Splash~Girl, super nice one tooo![​IMG]
     
  10. Chickenfur

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    Splash and Partridge are pullets, Blue is a cockerel.
     

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