silkie gender and color question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FuzzyHens, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. FuzzyHens

    FuzzyHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I have two silkies that I'm trying to determine whether they are roos or pullets. They are 9+ weeks old and there hasn't been any hints of crowing yet (not sure when silkies start). Also what color would you say they are?

    Chick 1:
    Larger of the two, I think hatched mid to late December. Lighter in color, white with slight hints of tan'ish color.
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    Chick 2:
    Smaller one, hatched beginning of January. White background, but much more of the tan'ish color highlights.
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    Thanks in advance!!!
     
  2. Hatching

    Hatching Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Color seems to be Isabelle or "porcelain", I don't know the preferred color name, but #2 looks to be a pullet. I don't know about the first one, the smaller crest and shape is leaning towards male
     
  3. FuzzyHens

    FuzzyHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know when silkies roos start crowing?
     

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