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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Duck Mad, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. Duck Mad

    Duck Mad Chirping

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    [​IMG] One is suppose to be 15 weeks, the other 19 weeks .. (not sure which way round) Maybe one could be bearded type, the other beardless? I have not seen a comb on either of them... but still they look so different around the wattle area .... I thank you for and help in advanced (really hope they are females, i would hate to have to rehome either of my babies)
     

  2. jlquick30

    jlquick30 Chirping

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    You're right about the bearded/non-bearded, which has nothing to do with hen vs. roo. Just looking at these pics, it looks like the one on the left MIGHT be a roo -- but it's much easier to go off of temperament and the way they carry themselves. Roos will walk standing more upright than hens will and are usually a little more fiesty. If they were both roos, they would probably be having little "cock fights" by now - ours always do.
     
  3. Duck Mad

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    Thanks for you quick response hun.. Yeah, your thinking same as me about one looks like a Roo! they seem to get on great, I haven't noticed the stand up straight walking (they must be the most confusing birds ever haha) ... the all dark grey one is very cheeky, the other with gold bits is a little more of stand back ... the all grey makes sweet noises, the other I haven't heard much noise to tell if there is a different, only had the a couple of days...... I've already got attached, and hope i dont need to rehome either being a Roo :/
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I'm leaning towards both being pullets. The black one looks more like a cockerel than the one with gold on its neck, but both look pullet-y.
     
  5. Duck Mad

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    Thank you for replying... I so pray you are right both looking female ... each time i look at them i feel more confused haha
     
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  7. Duck Mad

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    Thank you :D
     

  8. Table4Six

    Table4Six Crowing

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    I agree, both look like pullets.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Not the greatest pics, but here's my black silkie cockerel around 4-5 months. I had the hardest time telling in person, but once I posted a pic here I could easily see the irregular streamers on the head, and the start of saddle feathers, plus the amount of comb. I'm thinking you have both pullets, mostly from the nice rounded head poofs and lack of combs.
     
  10. Duck Mad

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    Thank you :D
     

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