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Silkie: please help, boy or dominant girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Andiekb, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Andiekb

    Andiekb New Egg

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  2. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks kinda like my silkie roo. Can't tell that much. [​IMG]
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    hackle feathers appear to be a roo
     
  4. EastCoastSilkies

    EastCoastSilkies Out Of The Brooder

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    Roo
     
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    roo
     
  6. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% boy.
     
  7. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% boy.

    x2. No doubts there!​
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Absolutely a boy.
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Silkie hens are usually closer to the ground. This guy has long legs and saddle feathers like my roo. Sorry.. My roo isn't dominant though. He is head of the flock, but he isn't aggressive about it.

    ETA: Pictures of my roo
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    Notice how much shorter my hen's legs are? Also, the comb on yours seems too big for a hen.

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    Last edited: Oct 31, 2011
  10. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roooooo
     

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