Is This Silkie a Hen or a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Z_chicken, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Z_chicken

    Z_chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    It's about 14 weeks old. Thanks!

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  2. RickiHupp

    RickiHupp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me [​IMG]
     
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  3. I have quite a few silkies and to tell you the truth, the only way I can tell who is who is when I catch them crowing and they really do like to crow !!

    The ear lobes do not seem to give them away, the combs do not seem to give them away, only the crowing.
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me too. The crest is sometimes helpful and since hers is round and poofy (and without any streamers), she looks like a girl.
     
  5. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    Looks like a girl to me too.
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     

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