Silkie crosses, roosters or hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PheasantsFirst, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. PheasantsFirst

    PheasantsFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These two birds hatched at the end of June, The orange one is a americauna/silkie and the white one is white one is a cochin/silkie. I'm about 90% sure the orange one is a rooster. they are both getting irridecent tail feathers.[​IMG]

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    Thanks for any suggestions you may have.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I'd vote roo on both of them... a lot of pink and comb/wattle for silkie mixes.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 Nice looking birds!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say that you have two roosters. The brownish one has a large comb, and has some darker patches on its wings. The white one has a red comb as well, also indicating male. Two pretty birds!
     
  5. PheasantsFirst

    PheasantsFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everybody, looks like I'll have to make a couple craigslist adds.
     

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