Roo or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tara K, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Tara K

    Tara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Tara K

    Tara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's another photo!;)
     
  3. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not very good with silkies as I have never had one:p.But my guess is pullet as nothing really screams rooster right now but like I said not good with silkies.
     
  4. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks pullet to me. How old is it?
     
  5. Tara K

    Tara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe Cremesicle is 3 months
     
  6. I think it's a pullet, but I'm not a silkie expert.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that you have a pullet. Her crest is round and puffy and her comb is small, both of which are characteristics of a pullet Silkie.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet, as her crest is round, her stance is short, and her comb/wattles are small (all are pullet Silkie characteristics). But Silkies are known for being extremely difficult to sex, so you may not know until she either crows or lays an egg.
     
  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  10. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree it does look like a pullet! I have 3 silkie girls and one roo and that doesn't look like my roo
     

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