Questionable Silkie.....UPDATE more pics week 24

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mrsfoote, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Here it is again with more feathering coming in...I keep asking because I'm moving back to california and if she is a he then I need to rehome him before then thank you all so much....

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  2. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I say roo. That's one big comb.
     
  3. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Australia
    It's probably a hen just because pet quality silkies usually are sexable much earlier than SQ & I think you would be seeing more comb & wattle development if it was a roo.
     
  4. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    There is no comb or wattle or walnut or crowing just girly sounding peeping and some quiet bawking....I would think by this age he'd look more like a he?
     
  5. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Anyone else?
     
  6. birdman123

    birdman123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet
     
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  7. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC
    if there is basically no comb or wattles at this late stage in the game, I go for pullet. Should be crowing by now too. I have a silkie pullet who has a bigger comb but is definitely a girl...and she is only 21 weeks old.
     
  8. speakup4kids

    speakup4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen. That chicken has no comb or wattles to speak of and is 6 months old. I would think that if she were a "he" that some sort of sign would have presented itself by now. I tend to go by the theory of absence of obvious indicators = female. When I am proven wrong by a crow, comb or wattle then I can stick the chick in the roo category but until then all chickens are innocent. [​IMG]
     
  9. Loddie Da

    Loddie Da Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My vote is female.
     
  10. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Thank you everyone so much! She has been sitting in the nest box A LOT more so hopefully an egg soon if not that's okay too she's my only one out of my original 6 to be a hen if she is....
     

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