Gender help, and breed for funsies? *pics*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Josie, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Edited: okay I read the post that says chickens do not have gender, but I didn't want to put "Sex help" [​IMG]


    I could really use some help on the sex of the chicks. I am hoping the gray and white ones are both girls, the two black and white ones in back, are boys, I think. Sorry I couldn't get better pictures

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    Their ages are: big bw-10 weeks, grey-9 weeks, and the other two are 8 weeks
    I know the grey ones and the big bw one's parentage, and have the white ones and other bw possible parentage, if you want, you can guess, and I'll let you know later.
     
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  2. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The grey is a Silkie X and very cute. My guess would be a pullet.
    The white one looks like a white rock roo to me.
     
  3. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2008
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    yeah, first one i looked at the face like, "SILKIE!" but i saw the feathers and thought "what the.. that's not a silkie!"
     
  4. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    The all white and ONE of the black and whites look male. The other two look female.

    As for breeds:

    Grey-Silkie X
    White- White Rock
    Other- SLW
     
  5. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You guys are good and guessing the breed!
    I went back and tried to get better pictures of the bw chicks
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    The 10 week old is the largest of the four.
     
  6. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
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    Regarding the bw chicks...
    That first one looks like a Silver Spangled Hamburg...except for the legs, they should be slate and he looks too heavy for a hamburg... so I would guess a Barred rock (or white rock) crossed with a SSH.

    The second a SLW.
     
  7. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the white and bw chicks came from a pen that had white leghorns males and females, barred rocks males and females, and silver laced wyandottes males and females.
    The person who gave me the gray chick was pretty certain it was from a silkie splash rooster and silver laced wyandotte hen.
     
  8. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:wouldn't the silkie Roo have a bit of trouble "doing his thing" with a hen that big?
     
  9. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You would think so.... but if I understood her right, the only rooster with access to the hen was another SLW and the silkie!
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The last pic is a SLW cockerel. Not sure if he's pure or not, but he's very handsome! I like the Silkie cross-it does look like a pullet in that picture.


    ****Psst! You can say "gender" all you want, LOL!
     

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