Can anyone help with sexing these guys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1chick3chick, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. 1chick3chick

    1chick3chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Any ideas on hens or roos? I need to choose one of the reds to keep and one to go, and hoping I don't end up keeping a roo!

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    I know silkies are hard, but pretty sure these are 2 roos and a hen?
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Both reds are pullets - the silkies? probably two and maybe 3 cockerels.
     
  3. 1chick3chick

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    Thanks! I was thinking the bottom red was a cockerel. If there's a chance a silkie is a pullet, would you say chances are it's the one with the walnut like comb? Sent from my SM-G935V using Tapatalk
     
  4. 1chick3chick

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    In regards to the silkie with the walnut comb, I mean the one in the last picture.

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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The single combed birds are very likely cockerels, and the third bird (who has a more appropriate comb) is showing a lot of comb and wattle development for what I assume is a young bird.

    The second red is showing no cockerel feathering - she is just maturing somewhat more rapidly than the other.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  7. 1chick3chick

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    Thank you so much!!

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  8. 1chick3chick

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    They're approx 15 Ish weeks old Sent from my SM-G935V using Tapatalk
     

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