Guesses at breed and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LouNeo, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. LouNeo

    LouNeo Just Hatched

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    Forgive my lack of knowledge :)

    We have a black hen that was bought locally from someone who said she was a silkie / polish mix (she can legitimately fly so shes definitely mixed). I will have to add a photo of her tomorrow. It was her egg that hatched into this pretty chick. The Rooster had to either be a partridge silkie or a spitzhauben... Any guesses as to what you see and thoughts on hen or roo? The chick is sweet, it will just sit with you and will nuzzle in and lay so im leaning towards hen but it seems to have those wisks on the back of the neck that I think is a sign of roo in silkies.

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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Nothing shouts cockerel at this point and by the color patterning I'd say she's a pullet...
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    very pretty pullet
     
  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Pullet. How old?
     
  5. LouNeo

    LouNeo Just Hatched

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    Born on 10/7 so 7.5 weeks or so
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet, and I'm pretty sure the silkie's the father.
     
  7. LouNeo

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    I feel like its the Maury Povich Show LOL
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yeah, we get that a lot around here. [​IMG]

    Or Clue----it was Colonel Mustard, in the Library, with the Lead Pipe......either way, keeps the brain working!
     

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