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Is My Silkie A Rooster....any guesses welcome lol

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BerthasMommy, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. BerthasMommy

    BerthasMommy Out Of The Brooder

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    so this little 4 month old silkie is "supose" to be a rooster... I have no idea i just know i had to have the cutie lol.....Anyone wanna give me a guess lol
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  2. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would need to see more pictures from different angles. Based on this pic, it looks like a female.
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2, All the way [​IMG]
     
  4. ILuvMyPetChickens

    ILuvMyPetChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only way to tell is the crown undeneath their feathers if they have two horns it's a male that's what I was taught. I have 3 Silkie Roosters. I want a female [​IMG]
     
  5. Uniontown Poultry

    Uniontown Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I totally agree. If the crest ain't big enough to see the manly (for a silkie) "streamers" coming off the back of it, check the area where the comb will be: part the crest & look for the 2 - 3 little spikes (they will be little, but visable at this age) on the end of the comb farthest from the beak. If you see them, you've got yourself a boy, most likely.
    Good luck![​IMG]
     
  6. BerthasMommy

    BerthasMommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I totally agree. If the crest ain't big enough to see the manly (for a silkie) "streamers" coming off the back of it, check the area where the comb will be: part the crest & look for the 2 - 3 little spikes (they will be little, but visable at this age) on the end of the comb farthest from the beak. If you see them, you've got yourself a boy, most likely.
    Good luck![​IMG]

    I definitely see three little spikes!!!!! [​IMG]

    I also have a sick silkie also right now that I think is having some vitamin deficiencies(keeping fingers crossed she gets better with the vitamins and electrolytes) I looked at it and it has no spikes at all (they where supose to both be male but i had a feeling about that one)
     

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