Hen or Roo? Silver Partridge Silkie 14weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WonderlandFarms, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. WonderlandFarms

    WonderlandFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you experts think ? :)



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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards pullet.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Young Silkies can be notoriously difficult to sex, but I'm thinking it's a pullet.
     
  4. BantamLover21

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  5. WonderlandFarms

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    Thank you for all of your responses! I will let you know as soon as I see an egg or hear a roo ;)
     
  6. TiffanyKim

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    looks like a pullet i have a silver partridge i believe is a male :/ it's only 10 weeks old... [​IMG]
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    Yours looks more like his sibling we believe is a girl lol [​IMG]
     
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  7. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it looks like a cockerel. I believe Im seeing splashy red coloring coming in on the wings.
     
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  8. WonderlandFarms

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    Yes it does have reddish feathers coming out on the wings. Is that indicative of a rooster?
     
  9. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's my understanding that red splotches on wings=boy.
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    Most of the time, red on the wings does mean cockerel. However, your bird looks like a pullet in every other way, so I'm still thinking pullet. Color is not the most accurate way to sex a chicken.
     

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