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Chick of the moment, is it a he or a she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gambit2178, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. gambit2178

    gambit2178 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok...my little one is all healed. She is one spoiled baby but now I wonder is it a little Hen or a Little Rooster. It is 3 months old.

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  2. Obyli

    Obyli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its hard to tell. Mine are 7 months old and i still have trouble telling. No cowing yet.
    Just to give u hope, its a hen XD < Lucky guess!
     
  3. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha ha... I havent a clue what mine is either [​IMG]. Waiting for it lay an egg or crow.. Good look...x
     
  4. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't really tell [​IMG]
     
  5. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The poof on the head looks rooish... Like mine.. Mine was a roo. I've heard if it looks more poofy and round it might be a female, compared so more slicked back its a male..

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  6. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say rooster because of the crest. It's swept back and exposes the comb which I think is a sign of a rooster. With my little girl's crest you couldnt see her comb or eyes!

    Here is a picture of my girl I used to have at 4 months old.

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  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    1st pic looks like it has streamers coming from its poof which would make it a roo. at this age its hackles should eaither be rounded for a hen or pointed for a roo, my advice is to take some sort of cloth like a black or red color and take a few of those neck feathers (hackles) and place them on that it has helped several people figure out what sex their silkies were.
     
  8. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My thought is female. The crest is covering the eyes and i dont see any comb growth..
     
  9. gambit2178

    gambit2178 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you everyone for your replies. Just a bit more of information. Her crest is messed up due to an attack from my Brahmas that almost cost this little one it's life. A month later and finally the wound has healed and new feather are coming out.
    This is what it look like before the accident...

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    And after the accident
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  10. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    i hink girl
     

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