Roo or hen silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VespaGirl, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. VespaGirl

    VespaGirl In the Brooder

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    This silkie is 9 weeks. Is it a roo or a hen? I have three others who are about five weeks. Can you tell at that age? These are my first silkies.
     
  2. Skye727

    Skye727 Chirping

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    Looks like a roo to me.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Silkies are difficult to sex at that age, but like Skye727, I'm thinking cockerel as it has an awful lot of wild crest for a pullet that age.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, but it is rather young to tell for sure with Silkies.
     

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