Hoping for hen!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Princess Fluffybutt, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Princess Fluffybutt

    Princess Fluffybutt Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guy's my silkie is starting to change does it look like its comb is looking like rooster or hen I still have my fingers crossed its a hen its about 14 weeks approximately the new feathers on its head are going in all directions.
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  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Silkies are super hard to sex, so it's better to just wait
     
  3. Princess Fluffybutt

    Princess Fluffybutt Out Of The Brooder

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    Aw ok I've been told it definitely a Roo
     
  4. sue25

    sue25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picture of my 16 month old hen.she hardly has a comb at all. IMG_20170608_211533.jpg
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It does look like a cockerel but, I would give another month or so to see if things change for the better. Females tend to have narrow combs & males more rounded & bigger. If hatchery bred, all bets are off, they don't use the most typy parents.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sue 25, beautiful hen but, can't see any comb because she isn't looking forward
     
  7. Princess Fluffybutt

    Princess Fluffybutt Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought it from a pet store that sell a lot of chickens & she said it was from a breeder so I'm not sure so if its from a hatchery could go either way?
     
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