Silkie gender???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thornoelle, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. thornoelle

    thornoelle Out Of The Brooder

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    I got these silkies from MPC and they are all supposed to be females but I am not too sure about this one. They are 9 weeks old. What does anyone think???

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    They aren't the greatest pictures as I was having issues with the sun and shadows. The comb and wattles on this one have been bright red and quite obvious for about 3 weeks.
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say that's definitely a little cockerel.
     
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Absolutely!
     
  4. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooostaahh
     
  5. thornoelle

    thornoelle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I thought there was a good chance of that. I will have a bunch more to try to figure out but they are still too young at only 3 weeks old. I will post pics of them when they are a little older.
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  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Roo
     
  7. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    yep they made a mistake there is a decent margin of error with sexing especially bantams
     
  8. thornoelle

    thornoelle Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I'm not upset. I know that there is a margin for error and the fact that MPC is the only place that even attempts to sex bantams I am happy to get 5 out of 6 females!
     
  9. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Absolutely!

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  10. sarjaysar

    sarjaysar cosmic chicken

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    Absolute Roo!
     

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