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Gray Silkie Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cynthia 085, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Songster

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    I think this chick is 4 months old? I could be wrong, but I am not sure??

    Well here it is...Roo or Hen? At what age can you tell?

    I have looked and research a lot about silkies, but many people say you can't tell until they either lay eggs or they start crowing.

    Thanks
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  2. Looks like a hen to me, can you get a picture of its comb?
     
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  3. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Songster

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    Good to hear! I live in the city and can't have roos :(
    Here are more pictures:
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  4. ashtree

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    I'd say pullet :)
     
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  5. Pullet!!! Congrats!
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Looks like a pullet to me!
     
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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm leaning towards pullet.
     
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  8. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Songster

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    Thank you very much!
    I am glad it is a hen. I can't have roos because I live in the city.

    This little one is my little gray Silkie; I had this little one ever since it was growing it's crest. I did not want to give it up and now I don't have to.

    I love this silkie so much.
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    Cynthia
     
  9. @cythia085 awh! That's so sweet! Glad to hear that. Now she is officially a part of your family!
     
  10. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Songster

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    Yea she is my baby :)
    Thanks for all of your help!
     

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