Silkie cross gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AusHen, May 21, 2019.

  1. AusHen

    AusHen Chirping

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    I'm usually pretty good at sexing my chickens by now (aged 4 months) but with this chicken I think pullet one day and cockerel the next, mainly due to the red in the body. it's meant to be a silkie x Australian araucana (similar to an Ameraucana but with a crest) but I can only confirm the silkie part
    Just wanting second opinions??

    this is the head scratcher
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    This is some of it's brothers
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    A sister, photo was taken a month ago but she's pretty much unchanged except comb and wattles are slightly bigger with more colour
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Puppy Dreaming

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    I think it's a pullet.
     
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  3. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    Red doesn't necessarily mean cockerel. Look up a black sex link. Oh and also have safesearch on. :lau But your bird is a girl.
     
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  4. RyderTheChicken

    RyderTheChicken Chirping

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    Looks like a pullet
     
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  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    pullet
     
  6. FluffTheDuck

    FluffTheDuck Duck love is recognizable in any language

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    Chicken poo-lett :gig
     
  7. AusHen

    AusHen Chirping

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    Thanks for the replies! There is 7 in this lot and I was worried I only got two pullets. The joys of straight run
     

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