Silkie hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SilkieFaye, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. SilkieFaye

    SilkieFaye Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you think this is a hen or rooster silkie?

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    I have one like it the same age, and from the same brood I know it is a rooster as it crows all the time. This one doesn't crow but had some bumps near the bottom of it's legs? What do you think? I can try and get a clearer picture if needed.
     
  2. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old is it?
     
  3. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Could we have a shoot of its face inculding wattles and comb ? [​IMG]

    From the pic you have giving us, she looks like a hen
     
  4. SilkieFaye

    SilkieFaye Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:It will be 7 months oct. 17th

    I will go try and get a new photo now as well!
     
  5. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At that age, a girl!
     
  6. SilkieFaye

    SilkieFaye Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some photos of the face.

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    Side:

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  7. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any rooster-y feathers...but that's a pretty big pair of wattles and a comb. Mine started crowing at 4 months, so if it ain't crowing I still would say girl.
     
  8. SilkieFaye

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    Okay, but what about the strange bumps on her legs? Is that normal on some silkies? I hope that is is a girl cause I only have two hens
     
  9. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks roo ish from the crest.
    But some silkie hens do have a slightly big comb.
    Hmm, now I really don't know [​IMG]
     
  10. SilkieFaye

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    Quote:Well if it isn't crowing could it be a late bloomer possibly? Cause it is taking sweet time if it is a rooster. I guess i'll just wait and see.
     

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