Silkie breed and sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jerrica1, Nov 11, 2016.

  1. jerrica1

    jerrica1 New Egg

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    I bought these silkie babies and they were told to me that they were blue. But I think they are black and this one has brown on it. What is it? And rooster or hen? [​IMG]
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That looks like a mixed color cockerel. How old is it?
     
  3. jerrica1

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    They are about 18 weeks.
     
  4. jerrica1

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    So silkies can be a mixed color?
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sure. Any animal can be a mixed color, if the parents are two different colors. I'm still thinking cockerel, can we get a profile shot of the bird standing naturally?
     
  6. jerrica1

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    Yeah. I will take one in the morning and post it.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    With that comb sure looks like a cockerel
     

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