is my house silkie a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NicoleRM, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. NicoleRM

    NicoleRM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picked up this little one about a month ago, destined to be my spoiled house chicken and brooder buddy for the chicks I hatch in my bator. I'm not sure on age - didn't think to ask when I bought it and I've never had silkies. S/he is at that scraggly covered in pin feathers stage of juvenile awkwardness. I was hoping for a hen, but that lumpy bumpy comb is getting awfully big, no?

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  2. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me thinks it's a roo.
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry. [​IMG] Looks like a little roo-roo.
     
  5. NicoleRM

    NicoleRM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought so. I was just in denial a wee bit. He's still awesome with the chickies in the brooder.

    I suppose we'll just have to get "Chickenbutt" (2 year old daughter named him lol) a ladyfriend, right? Isn't that like the first law of chicken math or something? [​IMG]
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Quote:Another convert.
     
  7. NicoleRM

    NicoleRM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose I should have waited a day. Chickenbutt has been making awful practice-crow sounds all day today [​IMG]
     

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