Silkie experts! 9 week old girl or boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bearwood, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. bearwood

    bearwood New Egg

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    I know its early to tell but anyone like to guess, hen or not? 9 weeks today, comb still smooth and wattles small
     
  2. speakup4kids

    speakup4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess roo. Looks exactly like mine did at that age. My pullets had rear ends that look like cotton balls. Just a guess though [​IMG]
     
  3. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
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    I am guessing he is a little roo. He has little streamers growing in his crest and the front of the crest is swept back. Tyically the crest on a pullet would be much rounder and you wouldn't see the longer feathers at the back. It is still very young though.
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Bear in mind people that it's only 9 weeks so it's crest isn't filled out yet. Not to mention the quality of the bird. With that said, i'm saying pullet.
     
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  5. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  6. bearwood

    bearwood New Egg

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    Hey guys thanks for the comments. Im going with pullet too!
     
  7. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2009
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    i guess pullet too
     
  8. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    A gorgeous little Pullet. [​IMG]
     

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