given silkies, 2 hens and a rooster but one looks alot like a cockerel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tinabrat1, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. tinabrat1

    tinabrat1 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I was given what I thought was 2 hens and a rooster but one of these "hens" looks to me like a cockerel, im unsure of ages and I know silkies are hard to sex but what do you think?top pic is the ?, left bottom rooster, right bottom hen
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    sorry for the sloppy post, im new at this!
     
  2. stephys_fluffybutts

    stephys_fluffybutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to me like somebody gave you 2 roosters
    The comb and wattles are a big giveaway

    Its hard to sex them when they are young birds.

    These birds look allot older like a year old. That first rooster almost looks like hes 2. The Cockeral I am saying hes 6 months
    Well atleast you got lucky and got some cute birds. Did you buy them or were they free?
     
  3. tinabrat1

    tinabrat1 Out Of The Brooder

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    a coworker gave them to me for free!i thought he looked like a cockerel but the 2 get along!
     
  4. stephys_fluffybutts

    stephys_fluffybutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah thats sweet. Atleast you wont have to worry about that
    Lucky ducky you are! Wait until you get eggs or the hen sits. Its really fun
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    at this point...2 roos and a hen! My two roos and 1 hen get along right now too but there is a dominant roo and he is starting to be a bully at 5 1/2 months old!
     

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