silkie hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Melissalivings, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. Melissalivings

    Melissalivings Out Of The Brooder

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    Could anyone tell me what they would sex thos silkie as:

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  2. Stiggy

    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it? and do you have a photo of its face / comb?
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards hen.
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks to be partridge. If that's the case, it should be a pullet. Cockerels get pretty vibrant orange-ish reddish feathers pretty early on (typically).
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     

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