Is this little blue silkie a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenndera, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. jenndera

    jenndera Out Of The Brooder

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    Please let me know what you think. He's looking roo-ish to me LOL

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    Thank for your help!
     
  2. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    He still looks very young.
    A lot of people would say he/she is still to young to tell the gender of.

    how old is she/he

    To me, he does look roo-ish, but you don't know what gender they truely are until there is an egg layed and you hear a crow
     
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  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    he does look a bit rooish.

    heres a silkie thread for sexing silkies. i started to help silkie owners and have gone to other fourms here and posted the link on other silkie threads and there has been a good turn out so far maybe you can get better help posting here... https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=579215 you can also compair your baby to the others on the fourm to [​IMG] hope it helps
     
  4. jenndera

    jenndera Out Of The Brooder

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    ok i will check it out. thanks!
     
  5. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can check on the crown and if the crown has bumps on it then it is a cockerel but if the crown is smooth then it's a pullet.
     
  6. ChickenPox

    ChickenPox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I"m gonna jump in on the too young to tell bandwagon. I had one that I was convinced was a roo until I watched an egg pop out of her! (Her name is Butch, by the way!) LOL! Good luck!
     

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