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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

    Apr 2, 2010
    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

    Oct 7, 2010
    Conroe, Texas
    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

    Jul 26, 2010
    Hen. My roo silkie started getting his comb early
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    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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