Is this a rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brybagchicken, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. brybagchicken

    brybagchicken Just Hatched

    21
    1
    14
    Feb 1, 2017
    [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

    16,584
    4,224
    456
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Could be, better photos would help, and knowing it's age. A good standing side shot and a face shot are best. Silkies can be hard to sex.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    82,260
    9,891
    796
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Looks like a silkie mix - will be harder to sex because doesn't have a walnut comb.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    3,527
    773
    199
    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    x2
     
  5. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Hard to say since that is a mix. It doesn't have the feathered legs or a walnut comb.

    A standing side shot and knowing the age could help.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,605
    1,314
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    x2
     
  7. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    I don't know why... but I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess pullet... it's the closed, relaxed eyes that makes me feel that way.

    But those are big waddles for any girl even pure bred straight comb. And that's a good sized comb to. So knowing what the mix is might also help... as my Orp girls have smaller combs than say my leghorn. Then you could get an indicator of the size the comb might be on boy vs girl.

    I love a good mystery! [​IMG]
     
  8. brybagchicken

    brybagchicken Just Hatched

    21
    1
    14
    Feb 1, 2017
     
  9. brybagchicken

    brybagchicken Just Hatched

    21
    1
    14
    Feb 1, 2017
    I am guessing Americauna and silkie it does have the fifth claw on the foot
     
  10. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Silkies do have a fifth toe. But Ameraucana do not have a straight comb. So a pea comb crossed with walnut would not give you the comb you have on this one, as far as I know. So I would venture a guess and say not Ameraucana cross. [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by