Sex of Black Silkie? *New Pics!*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HidingInTheHenHouse, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now for the very last of the Tractor supply barrel. So far, out of 6 chicks gotten from the "Assorted Pullets", 5 have been roos. This one is my last chance for a true hen.
    Wish me luck!

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    She is so fun to look! I laugh everytime I see her.

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    Here you can see her size compared to an Americauna. They are both 10-11 weeks old.

    Again, thanks for all your help!!
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2008
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Need a good head & face shot to help determine that one.
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
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    You poor thing! Do you have a close-up of the head...both side and front view?
     
  4. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I don't have any other pictures. She is very shy, so even using the zoom, it is hard to get close enough to get a good frontal shot. It is dark here now, so I'll try for some better pictures tomorrow.
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    headshots would help. Also, how old is it?
     
  6. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some better head shot pics.

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    So now what do you all think? Boy or Girl?

    Thanks for your help!
     
  7. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    I'm not a silkie expert, but you can find some good examples in the Fluffs & Muffs Contest! It's in my sig.
     
  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it? It looks like a cockerel from the headshots.
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
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    Here's my Charli at about 2 months...

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    It's either a slow developing roo or a pullet. I know that's not much help [​IMG] It doesn't look overly girly.... but the feet do look small. And the comb not as large as I would expect. I'm 70% for pullet [​IMG]
     
  10. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He/She is 10 weeks old. She has four toes on one foot, and five on the other.
     

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