Pullet or Cockerel Silkie?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Z_chicken, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. Z_chicken

    Z_chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Any opinions on whether this is a hen or a roo? I'm new to chickening and have no idea.

    Thanks!

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  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    I don't know about sexing silkies but those are excellent pics.
     
  3. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Oh and [​IMG]
     
  4. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age?
     
  5. Z_chicken

    Z_chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    about 10 weeks old
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I vote Pullet. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chix-in-GA

    Chix-in-GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably Pullet! But no expert here. sometimes a roo will have longer whispy feathers from the top of his head. I dont really see any of them...but again just a guess.

    Not only are silkies evil...but they are hard to sex! [​IMG]
     
  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    I guess pullet, don't see much of a comb developing [​IMG]
     
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  9. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep Pullet!
    There will be some form of a comb developing by now. You can see it beter than us, check right about the ol pecker and see if there is any form of comb growth. That's your best way to tell .
    Silkies are difficult to sex early on anyway, a month from now, we may all be proven wrong! LOL
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  10. Z_chicken

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    Thanks! I'm so grateful for this board! [​IMG]
     

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