My silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kimitar, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. kimitar

    kimitar New Egg

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    I have two white silkies. I have a question, one has only feathers on its feet and no poof on its head and the other is the opposite. No feathers on its feet and a poof on its head. Could one be a roo and one a hen. They are both about 2 months old. Here are some pics:
    Cotton is the one with the poof and nugget is the one with the feet feathers.

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  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they from a hatchery or breeder? There might be something mixed in, or Nugget could be a girl and Cotton could be a boy.
     
  3. kimitar

    kimitar New Egg

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    A breeder. They both act the same. When I had my frizzle one was a roo and the other a hen the roo became very protective of the hen and the ducks we had. These guys act the same neither one is really acting protective or tougher then the other.
     
  4. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then my guess is they are both pullets. And about the featherless legs, I would talk to your breeder about that.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    think they are hatchery birds - so you can't expect them to have the major silkie components. Odd that the heavily feathered one has bare feet.
     

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