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Showgirl Experts! HELP! (PICS)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CarriBrown, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    This is Giblet, who was hatched in November. Giblet's two hatch mates are confirmed roos. [​IMG]
    Anyone have a guess as to what Giblet is? [​IMG]

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    Excuse Drumstick's "zombie-roo" eye!

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  2. Kristina

    Kristina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I THINK it's a girl...The first picture where the crest is nice and round makes me say girl.
    How does she look in comparison to her hatch mates? Any pics of them to share? [​IMG]
     
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I don't have hatch mates. [​IMG] Noodle was hatched and abandoned by a first time broody, so I picked up Drumstick and Giblet as babies to put with Noodle.
    I hope Giblet is a girl!!! [​IMG] Drumstick and Noodle are both crowing, and have been since the end of December. So, I'm hoping Giblet hasn't started because SHE is a SHE!
     
  4. Animal123Animal

    Animal123Animal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello
    And yes I do Lurk around here also. And I would say yes, It's a little girl and a good looker to boot. I have her tiwn and drumsticks also. Talk to you soon Dennis
     
  5. Hi!
    I opened this thread and said to myself " Wow, those birds look JUST LIKE my Odd Birds".
    Lol!
    I agree, she's a she. I have a beautiful blue girl that looks almost identical (and a roo that looks like the barred one).

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    Lisa
     
  6. keystonebantams

    keystonebantams Out Of The Brooder

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    First off that is NOT A SHOWGIRL. maybe some kind of showgirl cross but definitely not a showgirl.

    I also think it is a girl.

    mike
     
  7. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a showGIRL to me! [​IMG]
     
  8. keystonebantams

    keystonebantams Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:did you notice the lack of silkie feathering? showgirls are silkies with the nacked neck gene, without silkie feathering it can't be anything but a cross. a showgirl is not a cross it is a breed. showgirls breed true and do not throw normal feathered birds, I should know I have 20+ showgirls and have hatched many of thier eggs and I have never had one throw a normal feathered chick.

    mike
     
  9. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    Quote:did you notice the lack of silkie feathering? showgirls are silkies with the nacked neck gene, without silkie feathering it can't be anything but a cross. a showgirl is not a cross it is a breed. showgirls breed true and do not throw normal feathered birds, I should know I have 20+ showgirls and have hatched many of thier eggs and I have never had one throw a normal feathered chick.

    mike

    so, its still adorable! [​IMG]
     
  10. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Keystone bantams,

    This is probably an F1 bird. It takes awhile for them to breed true, but originally they were just mixes of turkens and silkies. Typically, the silkie gene does not show up in F1 birds. You have to breed them BACK to a silkie.

    Looks like a girl to me! Very cute!
     

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