Please Help with Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by justhatchin, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. justhatchin

    justhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some young EE chickens running with my silkies and I was late in taking out the roo.. Sooo had hatch out of silkie eggs these 3 below. Thought I might keep them if they were hens but can not tell for sure. Somedays they all look like roos. 1 & 2 are younger than 3 . 3 for sure looks like a roo, could 1 &2 be hens?

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  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 and 2 are female. Number three is a very manly little roo.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    1 and 2 are pullets and 3 is a cockerel.
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    x3 They're lovely mixes
     
  5. willowbranchfarm

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    Agree!
     
  6. justhatchin

    justhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for you imput. Hoping we are right.. [​IMG] Oh I forgot about the smilies..

    ok so I'm keeping 1 & 2 and 3 goes to the auction..I really like him but..I do not have room for mixed breeds. the hens can run with the layers till they get broody(fingers crossed).. hopefully they retain the silkie broodieness and are bigger thus can set a few more eggs- thats the plan..
     

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