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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kelly floyd, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. Kelly floyd

    Kelly floyd Just Hatched

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    I just got a new Silkie- Becca Becaw she/he is 14 weeks! The other day she cackled & this morning she's crowing! Happy Chinese Year of the Rooster! (I hope not) is there a way to tell or do I have to wait till I find an egg? [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Kelly floyd

    Kelly floyd Just Hatched

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    Here is another photo[​IMG]
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welome to BYC!

    Im terrible at sexing silkie's i will leave that for other people.[​IMG]

    But if i were to guess it would probably be a rooster.Hens usually crow when they get older.
     
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  4. Kelly floyd

    Kelly floyd Just Hatched

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    Thanks!! Boo hoo I didn't want a noisy Rooster! Haha
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  6. Kelly floyd

    Kelly floyd Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the warm welcome!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    My guess would be that if there's crowing, it's a boy. Will you be able to keep him?
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. You can usually start looking for egg or crow at about six months. Good luck. All my Silkies turned out to be roosters.
     
  9. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    [​IMG] I am glad you joined us! Yes, it looks like you have a little boy on your hands [​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    congratulations it's a boy !
     

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