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Pullet or Roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by snpurser, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. snpurser

    snpurser New Egg

    Mar 12, 2013
    18-19 week old silkies? Any ideas??? The black one acts more rooish... But what do I know... I'm a newbie! Thanks![​IMG]
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Both are roosters. I can tell because the comb and wattles are large, the stance is tall, the feathers are shiny and coarser than those of a hen, and the crests are slicked back and small (a hen would have a rounder, larger crest in most cases).
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Both birds look like roosters. A hen would have a puffier crest, squatter stance, and smaller comb and wattles.

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