I know they're silkies, but....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ke5hde, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know these 2 are silkies (hatchery quality at best) just not sure if we have 2 roos or a pair
    We're pretty sure the first one is a roo but the second still has us guessing. First 2 pics are of the almost certain roo
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    These are the bird in question
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    Any ideas?
    Chris
     
  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    beautiful color! single comb is not good though. hmmm first is 100 percent roo but thee second one im not sure... how old?
     
  3. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're about 7 months now. Nope single comb isn't good. We have 4 others that are 10wks. 3 splash and a black. I'll have to get pics of them up too.
     
  4. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are roos.

    The second one is salmon colored--when the feathers come in, salmon is color sexable.
     
  5. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were hoping that wasn't the case since we heard the 2nd one singing the egg song yesterday.
     
  6. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look like roos to me. My EE roo sings the egg song all the time. Daily.
     
  7. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's too bad. Anyone want a free roo?
     
  8. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy's club!
     
  9. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy's club!

    Got that covered. 1 gold polish 1 pocelain d'uccle and now these 2![​IMG]
     
  10. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    what is their color called?
     

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