I'm looking at a cockerel and a pullet, right? (Silkie)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ThePolishPrincess, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    This was the girliest bird the breeder had to sell me. Round crest, no comb/wattles. That was when (he?) was 2 and a half months old. (He?) is 4 months now, at least that's if the breeder was correct. He admitted he was very busy with different age groups all around. Bird still has a pretty round crest, no comb/wattles, no crowing at all. No interest in the ladies. Very quiet and docile. Tail is naturally pretty high raised and there's something about this bird that is SCREAMING rooster to me, but I don't know what it is. Just want to see what it looks like to an outsider looking in.

    Sorry for the photo quality. My camara is a dinosaur.

    There he is peaking in the background.

    I'm pretty sure this is a pullet. Same age as bird above. I was actually expecting this one to be a roo, way back when. But now, it seems roles are reversed. Little bit of a bump where the comb is supposed to be present, but that's it. No wattles. Her voice is even girly.


    She's to the right, here.
  2. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2007
    Winchester Kentucky
    I cant see the one in the background very well, but I do not think I see any roosters.
  3. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

    Dec 15, 2009
    Central NY
    Your pictures show this waas taken 12 years into the future....hmmm...it still may be too early to tell! [​IMG]

    I honestly think you have girls. Sometimes you need to wait till the 6 month mark...but they both look very girlie to me. I have 9!
  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Really? [​IMG] That would be a relief. For once, it'd be great to be wrong.
  5. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    hahahaha 2022!!! Anyways, they all look like girls! [​IMG]
  6. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    I know what you mean. It's the alert roosterish stance with the outstretched neck. Otherwise they do look like girls.
  7. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's good to hear! [​IMG] I wasn't sure whether to give this bird a name, at risk of having to change it. I was just telling him what a pretty boy he was. [​IMG] I'd be happy not to give my roo any competition.

    And, yes, my camara is a teensy bit confused. It has a bit more than a screw loose at it's ripe old age. [​IMG]

    If anyone has any other opinion about my birds, feel free to add. I'm not afraid.

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