Silkie Gender... Myrtle or Manford??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by artsyrobin, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings 9 Years

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    ok, here is my silky Myrtle,

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    i hope a girl????
     
  2. brendapa

    brendapa Songster

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    Hmmmm, maybe a Myrtle.

    Little bit of wattles showing and a protruding comb....
    But no streamers or stray crest feathers.

    How old is she??

    Brenda in PA
     
  3. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

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    I'm gonna have to say it's not a Myrtle. But, I've been wrong before.
     
  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings 9 Years

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    thanks- she got dubbed 'moaning myrtle' as she has just started talking... is the a gender trait?? anyway, here is another shot of her/him and his hatchmate

    They are 4 months old, and have trimmed them around the eyes and top- myrtle was walking around with her eyes closed most the time


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  5. Both birds are roosters.
     
  6. kaitlyn_rae2003

    kaitlyn_rae2003 Songster

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    looks like 2 handsome guys to me!
     
  7. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Songster

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    definitely crowers there
     
  8. Yep, I see two boys.
     
  9. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings 9 Years

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    Yep- the more i looked at pullet pics, the more i am convinced the myrtle ain't! sigh.... so pullets have no protruding comb?
     
  10. jarcoo0153

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    I'd say Rooster too!
     

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