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Name that gender -- 6 chickens w/ PIX

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LilyBee, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. LilyBee

    LilyBee Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all --

    I'm new to the poultry world and have six chickens that are supposed to be female. What do you think?

    1) Drizzle, ~ 20-wk frizzled cochin bantam:
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    2) Princess Clucky McSassypants, 10-wk BA
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    3) Bob, 10-wk SLW
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    4) Midnight, ~20-wk silkie
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    5) Little Lady, 10-wk EE
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    6) Padme, 10-wk EE
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    Little Lady on left, Padme on right
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    Thanks!
     
  2. kathi's sultan

    kathi's sultan Out Of The Brooder

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    Tho I can't help with gender, I have to say They are some pretty chickens.
     
  3. twister

    twister Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all girls,even Bobbie-girl ........... ( except that I have NO idea on the silkie, i do not think of silkies as real chickens! lol)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I do think Bob is Bobbette, and oh my do I love your frizzle
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Those are ALL pullets. [​IMG]
     
  6. LilyBee

    LilyBee Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, all! That is EXCELLENT news! We cannot have roosters in our city, and my kiddos (and I!) would be devastated to have to re-home any of our new pets. Bob = my husband's idea of a funny name for a hen. The frizzle is the sweetest of the lot -- she loves laying on her back on my daughter's lap and making this pretty trilling sound. We're loving this new adventure!
     
  7. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie is the only roo I see:)
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Midnight your Silkie is a little bit of a tough call. A lot of hatchery quality "tophat" breeds end up with huge combs, even though they're not supposed to. . . I'm actually leaning on boy though, telling by the waddles and the exposed skin around the mouth.
     
  9. LilyBee

    LilyBee Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh no, that would be a bummer!! But Midnight is probably the one I have the most doubt about. S/he came as a pair with the frizzle, who will be *very* lonely if Midnight turns turns out to be a he and is relocated. Guess I will have to wait for an egg or a crow??
     
  10. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a good mix - I think all Pulletts accept for the Silkie, but I am not an expert on Silkies.

    WOuld make some interesting babies thogh!
     

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