Rooster Silkie Bantam?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jodiplunk, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. jodiplunk

    jodiplunk Out Of The Brooder

    17
    0
    24
    Oct 19, 2013
    I've posted this question before for an Amber Star and got some great help so I'm here again with a Rooster v Hen question.....
    I'm fairly certain I know the answer, but thought I'd check to make sure in the hope that I might be wrong!

    I bought this bantam as a 'pullet' but know and understand it can be really hard to sex a bantam until they crow or lay an egg...
    We haven't had any crowing yet, but also no eggs from 'her' and she/he/it is over 30+ weeks. I'm thinking as 'it' develops that it's actually a Rooster, developing neck feathers and tail feathers but I'm new to the chicken world, especially Bantams.... any advice/opinions?!

    thanks in advance!
    Hopefully :)

    [​IMG]
    This was it a few weeks ago......
    [​IMG]
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

    3,149
    53
    233
    Jun 27, 2008
    Southeast AR
    Looks like a rooster.
     
  3. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,185
    42
    163
    Nov 6, 2010
    Northern Indiana
    Rooster
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,605
    1,314
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    Yes, that looks like a rooster.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    20,569
    1,158
    391
    Jul 24, 2013
    Cockerel, based off of stance and overall apperance.
     
  6. loversday002

    loversday002 Chillin' With My Peeps

    138
    0
    71
    Jun 21, 2012
    Pine Bush, New York
    that's a beautiful rooster :) I can tell by the tail
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by