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Rescue birds... Help me sex them please. LOTS OF PICS

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amydurose, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. amydurose

    amydurose Out Of The Brooder

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    Ive just collected these from a house near me, the lady was getting rid of her chickens and these two were left. She assured me they are full silkies however Im pretty sure they arent. Any clue on sex would be appreciated...The black is supposed to be 1 and already laying and the gold is supposed to be 8 weeks.

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    Last edited: Jan 16, 2011
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Pic heavy???
     
  3. amydurose

    amydurose Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:i saved without the pics, they are there now [​IMG]
     
  4. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

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    They are both Silkies, but look like they are from a hatchery. Single combed Silkies tend to pop up from hatchery stock.
     
  5. amydurose

    amydurose Out Of The Brooder

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    I know the sex of the black one now. She left me a big clue about 5 minutes ago.

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    Her comb really is a funny thing, Im glad shes a silkie though. Shes very cute
     
  6. BAMABIRDS

    BAMABIRDS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 black- hen for sure
    #2 red- young roo
     
  7. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say they definitely have some other breed in there ancestry, at least two generations back since they both have Silkie feathers. The red one is a rooster.
     
  8. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    They both look like full Silkies to me. And yes, single combs pop up in Silkies every now and then.
     
  9. clyde_97

    clyde_97 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think the black silkie is a girl [​IMG] but im not sure on the gold one. Sorry I was no help amy
     
  10. amydurose

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    Quote:Clyde97 is cheating they know Its a girl,
    He found the egg. [​IMG]
     

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