Silkie hen or rooster? She/he has Spurs???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by profminor, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. profminor

    profminor New Egg

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    :welcome! That's not a spur, that's a spur bump, and all chickens have them, even hens. And some hens do get spurs. To tell the gender we would need a full body shot of her.
     
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  3. profminor

    profminor New Egg

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    Thank you so much for your response. This was my first post ever so I wasn't sure how to post two photos. [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Pyxis - any chicken may have spurs
     
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  5. profminor

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    Does this help?
     
  6. 4-H chick

    4-H chick Just Hatched

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    I think it is a roo [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chick

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    How old
     
  8. profminor

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    About 15/16 weeks old. [​IMG]
     
  9. 4-H chick

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    I still think it is a roo
     
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  10. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Yes, I would also say rooster.
     
  11. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    x2 that comb is pretty big...
     

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