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Silkie Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Uzair Ahmed, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. Uzair Ahmed

    Uzair Ahmed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need some help here.... i just need to know that, these three silkies are hens or roos???? they are about 3- 3.5 months old...

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  2. Prestonsloan12

    Prestonsloan12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like all male to me but i am not a pro at silkies lol.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Are these Silkies from a hatchery?
    The first pic is definitely a boy. The other two could be pullets. They're non bearded, and NB Silkie hens get bigger combs and wattles than bearded girls....
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  4. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like they are all males. I have a silkie too and looks like that
     
  5. carolinachickie

    carolinachickie Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, looks like all boys to me.
     
  6. Agree...
     
  7. Uzair Ahmed

    Uzair Ahmed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But the silkie in the third pic... it does not have any comb and wattles but it got big size than other two... im guessing that may be it's a Hen... and it's making weird sound like adult Hens make when they sit on eggs... "Koo Koo Koo" something like that but it's not crowing...
    Two in the first and second pic are smaller in size with wattles and combs.... but neither they are Koo Kooing nor crowing... they are making sounds like small chicks.... :-\
    They are more than threee months old
     

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