Silkie Color and Gender Question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KellyGrlTx, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. KellyGrlTx

    KellyGrlTx Hatching

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    I have a little Silkie I rescued, or what Im sure is a silkie but she doesnt appear to have a comb on her forehead and her neck seems to be shorter. Anyone have any ideas? Also could someone tell me what color she is.

    Below her picture I have two white Silkies. One is a rooster, the one behind him is the exact same age, yet she is the one trying to crow, could she be a he?? Our rooster has a red comb and hers is black. I thought I had read somewhere that silkie hens will try and crow, is this true??

    Thank you for any help you can provide
    Kelly

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  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    I spy with my little eyes..... 3 silkie roosters (probably). [​IMG]
     
  3. Harli50

    Harli50 Songster

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    the top one may be a hen but im for sure that the 2 white ones are boys
     
  4. KellyGrlTx

    KellyGrlTx Hatching

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    Thank you both. This is what i was afraid of. I hate to part with any but i only need one roo :(
     
  5. 4hchickmama

    4hchickmama Songster

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    I agree, hen and two roos. The darker comb is more desirable in silkies if I am not mistaken.
     

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