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Please sex my 8 month old silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Danielle27, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This little one is smaller than my known girl (same age), dainty, only a small bump for the comb, girlie in every way except it looks like it has streamers. Can some Silkie experts chime in please?
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  2. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Pullet
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet - is she laying yet?
     
  5. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one has not laid or crowed yet. I finally got a good pic of what I think could be streamers
     
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  7. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These streamer looking feathers are really hard to see and photograph. Anyone ever had a hen with these types of feather?
     
  8. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, females shouldn't have streamers. Are these all the same bird? The first one looks like a dark partridge pullet. But, that last picture very clearly shows streamers (and is a great picture of them). Streamers= boy.
     
  9. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen with streamers. [​IMG]

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    I think you have a girl there.
     
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  10. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the same bird. She/he is so girlie in every way except the streamers. It has short, round feathers on the neck, didn't start growing a comb till about 6 months...this is a hatchery bird too. Haha, this one is tricky. Glad to see that one other person has a hen with streamers. I'll let you guys know when I find out.
     

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