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Need to know the gender of long-gone silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by magicpigeon, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    This is a pic of my first silkie Puffy. I thought she was a girl, my friend told me she was the biggest in his flock (of five). I know, it sounds suspect....
    I only got to keep him/her for about a month before he/she was killed by my dog (min pin). [​IMG] Looking back at some of these pics, I'm now pretty sure it was a boy. For one, it was hard as hell to catch. Only this trait I reserve for silkie roos, not hens. [​IMG] I think the pics might say more lol, here they are:


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    Sorry about the photo quality, these are the only 3 pics I have of Puffy [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2011
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    your pullet looks a lot like my Silkie.
     
  3. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a roo to me, with that slick back hair doo.
    But that's my opinion and i won't take it to the bank...
    It does look like mine at this age, (about 5-6 months) Mr. T, is a lot more fuller now...

    Melinda
     
  4. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    forgot to add pics for ya.
    melinda
     
  5. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    Looks like a roo to me.
     
  6. clyde_97

    clyde_97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks rooish (the combed back hair on his head)
     
  7. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats a boy for sure!!
     
  8. kulangi

    kulangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it looks like a rooster. sorry [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2011
  9. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like roo to me also.
     
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I vote roo.
     

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