I really need to know what sex this silkie is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Batesy, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. Batesy

    Batesy Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this Silkie a Roo or Hen, i really need help?

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    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  2. BoiseBubba

    BoiseBubba Serama Psycho

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    hen
     
  3. chickndoglover

    chickndoglover Out Of The Brooder

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    My guess is hen also
     
  4. Blue Ribbon Bantams

    Blue Ribbon Bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    id say hen but silkies are weird i had one that looked like a roo then it turned out to be a hen how old is she
     
  5. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I am going to say hen too.... its hard with silkies until they crow or lay.. can you get a side shot?
     
  6. crazy_4_chickens

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    Quote:I would have to agree cilkies are hard to sex till the lay an egg or crow. I have heard of people with a silkie that layed eggs but crowed... weird i know!! bit i think its a hen too!!!
     
  7. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine are all hens and they look like that, so im going to say hen
     
  8. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    hen
     
  9. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    from the mass above it's beak, stringgy hair on it's crest, slim build, and hard feathers in it's wing, it is a......COCKEREL!

    Need better pics to be sure, nice dry head, profile shots at bird level, not from above etc....but 90% sure it's a cockerel.....
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2010
  10. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:It could be a cockerel, but it has no head streamers. Hens also have hard feathers in their wings. I'm going to say hen.
     

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