Silkie Gender Help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kcaywood, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. kcaywood

    kcaywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, yet another Silkie gender post [​IMG] Can anyone venture a guess or make a definitive ruling? Thanks! [​IMG]

    1. Bubble (Partridge) Four months:

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    2. Pollo (Black) Three months:

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    3. Smooth (Blue) Three months:

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    4. Dude (Black ) Three months:

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  2. Shannon33

    Shannon33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would GUESS
    1. pullet
    2. cockerel
    3. pullet
    4. cockerel

    But I have def. been fooled by silkies before. I had one I was SURE was a hen, and then almost overnight it seemed "she" got a huge comb, wattles, and started crowing.
     
  3. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2 the only indicators I see is the whispy hair doo on pictures 2 and 4.
     
  4. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, 1 and 3 are girls, 2 & 4 are boys.
     
  5. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you get a pic of smooth showing the wattles and earlobes?
     
  6. shadewolfo10

    shadewolfo10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Corresponding with the pics, pullet, roo, pullet and ? I can't really see the last one clearly! [​IMG]
     
  7. kcaywood

    kcaywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As requested, a close-up of Smooth's face! Still working on another one of Dude.

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  8. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am leaning towards pullet for smooth but my girls sometimes turn out to be boys.

    Good Luck!
     
  9. shadewolfo10

    shadewolfo10 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say roo for smooth, her comb and wattles are too pronounced to be a pullet i think..
     
  10. kcaywood

    kcaywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, all! If I remember, I'll post a follow up whenever these birdies start crowing or popping out eggs.
     

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