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Roo or Pullet? Let's try this again~

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LittleYellowOne, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. LittleYellowOne

    LittleYellowOne Chillin' With My Peeps

    So now that Blackie's a little older (probably about 3-4 months now), I'm hoping his/her gender might be a little easier to determine, but as a novice in this field I have no idea what to look for so... pictures! Oh and ignore all the food on his/her face... messy eater~

    And while we're at it, can anyone tell me why my "black" Silkie is getting white feathers on his/her chest, neck and wings? I'll include pictures...

    [​IMG] Face and head-feathers.

    [​IMG] Comb.

    [​IMG] Full body, you can see the patches of white now...

    [​IMG] Look at that white neck!
     
  2. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a rooster. As for the white stripes, he is not a pure Black. He should make a handsome guy.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Agreed, It's a cockerel and he's getting the silver because he's not a pure black. I have one like him and he's gorgeous.
     
  4. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I'd say rooster.
     
  5. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice roo [​IMG]
     

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