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Silkie Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cynthia 085, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks just asking. I know it is a bit early (@3moths old) to ask for the sex, but I want your opinion guys.
    To me this little dude looks 65%-75% Roo I know that hens can have big crests too, but....well what do you think?

    I live in the city and can't unfortunately have roos :(
    Aside from that this little dude has a crocked beak, but eats and behaves well (more for pet than a show bird).
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  2. Flat Rock farm

    Flat Rock farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    VERY cute!!! [​IMG]

    I am guessing by the width of the comb it's a roo, silkies are so hard to sex.
     
  3. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
    I am a bit sad, but I agree I think it looks like a roo :(
    Your are correct sorry it is the comb :)
     
  4. horselover101

    horselover101 Out Of The Brooder

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    He is soo cute!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
    He is not pure, but yes he is very nice. He is so docile and lets me pick him up :)
    I hate living in the city :(
     
  6. Cynthia 085

    Cynthia 085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you think? Hen? Roo?
     
  7. fawkestheman

    fawkestheman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just went through the same problem with my silkie, and he turned out to be a roo. Im about 90% sure yours is too![​IMG] Sorry he's a beaut though!
     
  8. horselover101

    horselover101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Your welcome! I'm sorry about that! [​IMG]
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel. But, it's too soon to be certain. Sometimes, you don't know whether a Silkie is a cockerel or pullet until it "crows or lays an egg".
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, too, but it is still young to tell.
     

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