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SHE OR HE PLEASE

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sammygirl4321, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. sammygirl4321

    sammygirl4321 New Egg

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    Was told this was a hen but now im having second thoughts what do others think please?
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! This is a great site full of helpful people. When you get a chance check out the learning center, it is a good place to get lots of information.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    I have no idea if you have a hen or a rooster. I do not own silkies and they all look like aliens to me ;) I see you already posted in the gender thread, you might also try the silkie thread.
     
  3. sammygirl4321

    sammygirl4321 New Egg

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    thanks
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I've never owned silkies but have read that they are very difficult to sex until they are several months old...maybe not even then unless they crow or lay an egg. The members on the silkie thread might be able to help you.

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
     
  5. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Is all the colour on the neck new? If so Im going to guess you have a boy. I can see why you are suspecting you have a rooster, just has that look doesn't it.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. It looks to me like you have a cockerel. :eek:( Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  7. sammygirl4321

    sammygirl4321 New Egg

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    I was told they were rehoming 7 hen's but I thought this one had a funny look about it, the more I look at this one the more I think your not a hen so thought I would see what others are thinking
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That comb is huge, and that dark shade of red on the wings/shoulder area is a tell-tale sign of a male.
     
  9. sammygirl4321

    sammygirl4321 New Egg

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    This silkiw is not even 4 months old yet either lol
     
  10. sammygirl4321

    sammygirl4321 New Egg

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    check me out ive managed to change my profile pic to the coop and run i not long put together lol
     

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