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I'm so sad. I think it's a roo.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenPeep, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I'm pretty sure I just got the news that I dreaded most. My favorite 9 wk old silkie D'uccle cross, is a boy. He didn't crow, but he showed rooster-like actions. I showed him a little toy helecopter and he attaked it like a roo.
    Please, please please tell me it's a girl. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]



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  2. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Songster

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    It looks girly to me but I have no experience sexing silkie crosses.
     
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Thanks for the reply. I still have hope that it's a girl.
     
  4. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Hard to l with silkies! I really hope its a girl!!! Good luck!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    <3ChickenForever :

    Hard to l with silkies! I really hope its a girl!!! Good luck!!! [​IMG]

    Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  6. rirbrahma

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    Looks like a girl. [​IMG]
     
  7. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    Quote:Really? Do girls attack helicopters? [​IMG]
     

  8. StarLover21

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    It looks like a girl. Rounded feathers, no comb. [​IMG]
    I think it was just curious about the helicopter
     
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2012
  9. debid

    debid Crowing

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    Quote:Really? Do girls attack helicopters? [​IMG]

    Yes. Until he reached 14 weeks, my cockerel didn't seem to know he was "the man" and one of the pullets was performing all of the "rooster duties" (short of mating). Prior to sexual maturity, you really can't go by behavior.
     
  10. CarolJ

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    I don't know anything about silkies - but I have to say I started giggling thinking about "the helicopter test" to determine if a chick is a boy or a girl. [​IMG]

    Good luck - hope it's a girl!
     

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