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HEN or ROOSTER

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Badkitten, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. Badkitten

    Badkitten New Egg

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    Hi these are 5 silkie chicks i have they are 1 month old are they roosters or hens thank u tons
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Silkies are very hard to sex so you'll probably be waiting awhile to figure them all out. However I would say the third one down is a rooster and probably the last one too. They both have single combs which is not the standard for silkies so while it makes them easier to sex, it also indicates that they might be mixes or just really poor quality ones from a hatchery.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree absolutely !!
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like cockerels to me.
     
  5. Badkitten

    Badkitten New Egg

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    Ah thank u so much had a feeling they were all roosters [​IMG]
     

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