I think my silkie might be a cockerel? Any thoughts would be much appreciated!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aDillyDally, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. aDillyDally

    aDillyDally In the Brooder

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    We purchased our chicks from our LFS, sexed, with a 10% chance of being male.. We purchased them 6 weeks ago, and were told they vary in age but are between 1-2 weeks.. We are new to chickens, but its apparent to us that Coco has some differences comb and wattle wise compared to our other chicks.... The comb is a lot BIGGER then the rest, with lots of little bumps in vertical lines, and its red... Coco is also the only one with a wattle and she is the smallest one....

    So... are these differences indicate that she might be a he? Or are they common with female silkies? Our other chickens are Rhode Island Red, Black Sexlink, Golden Sexlink, and a Bramha... I don't know what type of silkie she is, she was just in with the golden sexlinks....






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  2. I am afraid that she is now a he, you have definatley got a roo, but he is gonna be VERY handsome [​IMG]
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  3. janeken

    janeken In the Brooder

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    Very handsome indeed! I am looking forward to purchasing some Silkie myself, can't wait...
     
  4. aDillyDally

    aDillyDally In the Brooder

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    Thank you! Thats what I was thinking, none of the other girls have combs like that.... [​IMG] Good thing the husband already has a named picked out! lol.
     

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