Can I get a re-guess on this one, orignally everyone said girl but.............

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by appps, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    I know nothing about sexing chooks but it seems to be getting a bit rooster looking to me and it was one of two inside the chook house when a clucking started up which included a couple of crows. So Im now wondering if we have a rooster and this is the one looks most like one to me.

    Originally all guesses were definate girl.


    It has coloured up a lot redder than it was originally and the comb and tail both seem to have grown. Its got some partridge in it and the black feathers are starting to get a real green sheen on them.

    Roo / Pullett?

    At 4 months old
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  2. Blondiechic

    Blondiechic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh that is too cute!!!!
    I am not good at sexing but I DO have a silkie who started crowing - she is a girl though so maybe wait and see? She is laying eggs and still crows if she is frustrated about something...
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I hate sexing those frizzled birds!

    I think it's a rooster. A profile shot would help, but the color says roo to me.
     
  4. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Here you go, side view
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    That dark orange colouring came on so quickly too. A month ago it looked like this
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    The tail is more erect too.

    Im crossing fingers now that the other one everyone said boy about turns out to be a girl if this is in fact a rooster.
     
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  5. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    This is the one originally everyone thought was a boy, but despite having the partridge pencilling on its back it hasnt reddened up at all where a male partridge's should and its still got the smaller tail and a less erect stance. They are the same age.

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  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    first one is a rooster the second is a pullet
     
  7. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    I would guess that the first is a rooster and the second a pullet.

    Those are truly awesome incredibly cool looking birds! I'd love to have fancy feathered birds like that, but I know they wouldn't do very well in my current set-up.
     
  8. sunnyseagrl

    sunnyseagrl Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my goodness..what gorgeous birds! [​IMG] What breed are they? Is "chooks" the breed?
     
  9. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL no chooks is what we Aussies call chickens [​IMG]

    They are a cross between a silkie and a frizzle bantam though Im not sure of its breed but my guess would be cochin as that seems to look the most like these. They didnt quite get the big sizzle top knots but I sort of like the look of them with just the mohawk thing they have going on anyway :)

    I dont remember their parents having a Partridge look about them but there is definatly some Partridge pencilling on all of them especially their silkie sister.
     
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  10. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous birds [​IMG]

    Sorry I'm no help! just had to say that!!!!!
     

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