is this silkie a cock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Soot the silkie, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Can anyone tell me if this is a rooster? I am pretty sure he is, but he is super sweet, smart (he comes when I call him), and adorable and I can't have roosters where I live so I am really hoping he is not a cock. He is very aggressive and one of my barred rocks who is almost twice his size hides when he comes near because she is afraid of being pecked by him. [​IMG]By the way, I also bet five bucks he's a rooster.[​IMG]
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Hard to tell. Is is possible to get a close up on the face?
     
  3. BantamLover21

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    I'm leaning towards rooster.
     
  4. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the best picture of Snowball's face I could get.
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Rooster for sure
     
  6. Wyandottes7

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    I'm also thinking male.
     
  7. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New news! My supposed "rooster" was doing an egg cluck.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

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    Well, then "he" might be a she! Roosters sometimes make noises that sound like the egg cluck, so it could still be a male. Just wait and see if you get an egg!
     
  9. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was most surely an egg cluck. But it also may have been one of my other chickens (though this is unlikely because he had his beak open and was bobbing his head.)
     
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  10. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now I am sure it was another chicken doing the egg cluck because Snowball was doing the thing other than a crow that makes a rooster a rooster (I don't need to say any more...) my little sweet black silkie hen Soot.
     

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