How many silky roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by patman75, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know we have at least one rooster but my daughter thinks there is 2. They are about 19-20 weeks old.

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    known roo
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    Suspect 1...
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    Suspect 2...
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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    The known one is a dead giveaway by his coloration. Number 2 looks male and I think even one is a cockerel.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that they're all males. For sure, I think Suspect #2 and the known one are cockerels. I'm not quite as certain on Suspect #1.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Suspect #2 and the known rooster look like cockerels to me. However, I'm leaning towards Suspect #1 being a pullet, for now.
     
  5. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    After additional reading up on silkie sexing these pics tell it all I think. Here are pictures of the streamers coming off their head.

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  6. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    2 or 3 roos? Suspect #1 I'm on the fence. Feathers off the head are not as big but my daughter said she seen it crow. So I guess 3 then...
     
  7. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like roos to me. At least suspect two and known are for SURE!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Suspect one looks like your only possible pullet.
     
  9. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well suspect 1 was crowing this morning. So we are 3 for 3 with roos.
     

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