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I need your help! Are these pullets or cockerel silkies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Country Chick at Heart, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Country Chick at Heart

    Country Chick at Heart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all! I need your expertise! I have several silkie chicks that are about 9 weeks old. I'm trying to figure out if a couple of them are cockerels or pullets! Since I live in a no crow zone I want to be prepared to rehome them as soon as possible. Also, if you could tell me what color they are I would appreciate it. I have uploaded a few pictures, hopefully they will help. Thanks for your help!

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  2. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like girlies to me, from what I can see! Very pretty!
     
  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The head shot of the one buff looks suspiciously rooish to me.
     
  4. bantam0907

    bantam0907 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cant really tell from the pictures if you could get more straight on side pics that would be helpful... Heres a pic you can compare to, these are about 2 weeks old and the whit is a pullet and the cuckoo is a cockrel.

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  5. Country Chick at Heart

    Country Chick at Heart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for responding. And for the comparison pictures. I of course am hoping they are all girlies!!! [​IMG] I'll see if I can get some straight on headshots. I have found that chickens are not easy to photograph!!! Any thoughts on the heritage of the little wee with the grey head and multi colored body? [​IMG] I think she is a mystery chick!!
     
  6. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the buff is boy for shure
     
  7. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the last one a porseline
     
  8. maddybp

    maddybp Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a silkie but it looks nothing like those it does not have such a big scruffy head and is not as fluffy but i promise u it is a silkie
     
  9. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is probably more of a hatchery style silkie, they tend to be less fluffy
     
  10. littlestars17

    littlestars17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    !st 2nd and 3rd pic all female(guessing) 4th and 5th pic look rooish, bottom one is soooooooooooo pretty and looks female as well : )
     

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