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.

    The silkies

    known roo

    Suspect 1...

    Suspect 2...
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    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

    Jul 24, 2013
    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

    Jul 24, 2013
    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.

    Known roo

    Suspect 1
    Suspect 1

    Suspect 2

    Suspect 2
  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

    Jan 18, 2014
    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

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    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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