He/She Silkie???..(Pic heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by growinupinfl, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. growinupinfl

    growinupinfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I was told this was a hen when she was given to my daughter. Others say not she but a he. I ask what characteristics are indicating a rooster, I'm told it just looks like a boy, others say it has roo feet. I don't know what roo feet means when it has no spurs or spur nubs on it's legs. I was told it's poof tilts the wrong way for a hen.. Honestly it is just poofy to me. This hen was hatched early Sept. here is the pictures of my he/she Silkie ..

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    I can't wait to hear this one.
     
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Because the crest is a nice round shape and no prominent walnut comb; I would say you have a girl.
    Ofcourse the real give away is when you either find an egg or get serenaded with a crow.
     
  3. newham0614

    newham0614 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen. My roo silkie started getting his comb early
     
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, it is too early to say for sure, but my guess is...it's a boy! Something about his stance and the beginnings of possible streamers in that last pic.
     

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