Let's Play: Sex my Flock! (Img heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BrindleFinch, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. BrindleFinch

    BrindleFinch Songster

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    Hello everyone! I went out and took some pics of my flock today - I'm wondering if anyone sees any suspected cockerels? The Buff O and the SLW I'm keeping my eye on but so far their saddle feathers seem round.

    There are 3 bsl, who I'm not worried about, 3 California whites, an australorp, the BO and SLW.

    Threw in the Silkie just for fun because I find it interesting how wildly different people guess.

    The slw/BO/australorp are 8 weeks, the rest are just under 12 we believe.

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  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Enabler

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    Looks like all girls to me....... I wont even try to guess at a silkie though.
     
  3. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Crowing

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    Haha yes; I consider myself a sexing expert but not enough to accurately sex a silkie :)
     
  4. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler

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    Good pic of the showgirl comb please. No obvious cockerels.
     
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  5. Flamens Farm

    Flamens Farm Songster

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    Don't know about the Silkie either, but they all look like pullets to me too.
     
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  6. BrindleFinch

    BrindleFinch Songster

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    Thanks so much, guys! I was really worried about the SLW seeing that red comb, but it hasn't developed at all so far, just color, no substance.

    I'll try to get a better pic of the silkie/showgirl's comb tomorrow, if I can. I harassed them enough today I think :gig We're still in the taming process and they are probably so sick of being loved on at this point.
     
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  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Pullets.

    You silkie isn't a silkie. She's a cross.
     
  8. BrindleFinch

    BrindleFinch Songster

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    uh... would you like to explain what makes you think that? He comes from a very reputable breeder who is highly recommended.
     
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  9. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    It has a naked neck. And it's not a recognized color.

    Sometimes people breed them specifically to have this.....but they aren't pure.
     
  10. 2 many chickens

    2 many chickens Songster

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    Agreed.
     
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