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I give up! Which is it, hen or roo? Silikes!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Andiekb, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Andiekb

    Andiekb New Egg

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    Is it possible #8 and #9 are ALSO roos -- 9 out of 10???
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  2. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a roo. Can u post a close up pic of the face? [​IMG]
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    take something white and take a few hackle feathers and lay them on top of it. if they are pointed then you have a roo if rounded its a hen. with this pic im leaning more towards a roo
     
  4. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid this bird is also a roo without a doubt [​IMG] I once got 4 silkie eggs shipped to me, to my joy alll 4 hatched fine and grew up to be....4 roos [​IMG]
     
  5. partsRheavy

    partsRheavy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a sweet little silkie chicken! Even if it's Roo are you sure you can't keep it?? Wait until "he" crows....
     
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Definitely a roo!
     
  7. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a roo!

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  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    My Coop
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  9. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooooooster
     

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