RIR and silkie roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by s k y, May 16, 2017.

  1. s k y

    s k y Out Of The Brooder

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    Any ideas on gender? They are both 5 weeks
     

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  2. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    A little young to tell for sure.
     
  3. s k y

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    any ideas though?
     
  4. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    They both look like pullets for know.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    Way to young, post pictures of the RIR in another 2-4 weeks and a couple months still for the Silkie (they are super hard to sex).
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkies are generally hard to tell. Definitely wait a few more weeks for both and try posting again. :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Way to young, silkies are best determined at 4-5 mos. of age or when they crow or lay eggs.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sorry posted before I was finished. The other does have a large comb for that age but it is NOT red so too early to brand it as a cockerel.
     
  9. s k y

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    Any ideas on gender now?
     

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  10. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like a she!
     
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