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OH NOOO can silkie girls have wattles!!! PICS*****

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sonew123, May 7, 2009.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    ahhh..I thought I got at least 1 girl--are these all boys! picture 3 and 4 are the same bird -I have 3 lavender silkies-can you tell yet? they are 12 weeks old? Ive posted these before it and it was too early-but with the wattles I need someone to tell me what I'm fearing the most so I can figure out what to do???
     
  2. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    oh I would like to know [​IMG]
     
  3. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure about silkies... but with the comparison, i'd say you might have a roo [​IMG]
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    They can, but only when they are mature hens. Sorry, but it looks as if you have at least 1 rooster. Possibly 2.
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a rooster to me, Those combs are too big and wide to be hens.
     
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  6. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that looks to be a roo.
     
  7. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On my lavenders I can tell really early the gender of them. It looks like you have an adorable little rooster.
     

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