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Pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Crazy4Chicks10, May 14, 2016.

  1. Crazy4Chicks10

    Crazy4Chicks10 Out Of The Brooder

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    A silkie mix
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    A silkie frizzle
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    A gold laced Cochin
    Any help is much appreciated! :)
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    They look too young to be sure, but I would say #1 and #2 are cockerels and #3 is a pullet.

    EDIT: And I didn't notice you were calling the third bird a Cochin upon my earlier post. @Junebuggena is correct, that is a Silkie mix.
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    All look like cockerels to me, and that last one is not a Gold Laced Cochin. It's a Silkie mix. Cochins have yellow skin and single combs, plus it's penciled not laced.
     
  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are this chicks? Where did you get them from? The Silkie mix and the Silkie Frizzle combs are single and big, not what a Silkie's comb look like. The Cochin's comb looks like a Silkie's. Maybe I'm wrong, come people peep in....
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Didn't see the replies that came in while I was typing but I agree with QueenMisha, the first 2 Cockerels and the last Pullet. Also agree with junebuggena the last looks more Silkie than the others.
     
  6. Crazy4Chicks10

    Crazy4Chicks10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the feedback! The lady I bought them from said chick #3 was a GLC but that she wasn't 100%. This is my first time owning chicks so I had no idea!
     
  7. Crazy4Chicks10

    Crazy4Chicks10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! I bought these from a local breeder in my area. She has multiple roosters and hens so they are barnyard mixes. My captions are what she told me she believed they are. They are around 5-6 weeks old but the white silkie is sooooo much smaller than the others, almost like a runt.
     
  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did she have Bantams? Could be one.
     
  9. Crazy4Chicks10

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    I'm pretty sure she had bantams so that may be it.
     

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