Roosters or hens and breed??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yokojo, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. yokojo

    yokojo New Egg

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    Hello,
    I've got 3 chicks around 8 weeks old and im hoping to find out if I have hens or roosters. A silkie, frizzle and not sure of the brown's breed. I thought I got silkie, frizzle and bantam Wyandotte eggs but think the brown is something else?? I'm guessing he is a rooster by his crest but not sure on the others. hoping for a hen or 2. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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  2. yokojo

    yokojo New Egg

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  3. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    The only one that looks like a pullet is the Black frizzle..........

    Bantam for sure and looks like a Cockerel..Breed? I say a mix...


    Silkie looks like a Cockerel also......



    Cheers!
     
  4. yokojo

    yokojo New Egg

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    Thanks that's what I was thinking. Bit sad as the white silkie is my favourite
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not great on Silkies, but that's sure a lot of comb for the age. Probably a cockerel.

    The little frizzle looks like a pullet [​IMG]. She's a cutie!

    The brown bird is a cockerel. Looks like a mixed breed.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The little frizzle is your only pullet.
     
  7. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree
     
  9. yokojo

    yokojo New Egg

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    Thanks for all your replies.. I'm going to rehome the brown cockerel today and I just wanted to get an updated opinion on the silkie. I'm thinking s/he's probably a boy from all your responses but his/her crest has rounded out a lot and I can't see obvious streamers yet. S/he's almost 4 months now. What do you think ? [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. yokojo

    yokojo New Egg

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    Anyone? I'm on my way to the farm now with the silkie in the car and I'd love anyone's opinion :)
    Hopefully they might know at the farm!
     
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