silkie & polish gender/ breed color questions - 6 pictures

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenWendy, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. ChickenWendy

    ChickenWendy Songster

    Dec 3, 2007
    Chesapeake, Virginia
    ANYMORE HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED??!!!!!!!!(edited for plea)

    This is suppose to be a blue splash silkie. I think a rooster. I believe the next 3 silkies are 4 months old. I was wondering about the red/buff coloring throughout though. any help would be appreciated.

    #1 Rooster - ??

    #2 Rooster - ?? (he is the same with the coloring. his egg was marked blue splash but he has the red/buff color running throughout also)

    #3 Hen - ?? (her egg was marked Black. I'm guessing she is a hen and black?!!)

    Now with these little three - they are 4 weeks old today. the one with the yellow beak was marked Cuckoo on the egg, the middle one was marked blue on the egg, and the one on the right was marked buff on the egg. I dont understand the yellow beak on the supposed Cuckoo. any information would be helpful from silkie experts. But they are all sweet and cute. i just want to know what i have. and on these i'm just trying to figure out the colors - no sexing.

    On these three little guys they are suppose to be white crested black polish bantams. i think that is right? yea or nay??
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2008
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    The 1st one definitely looks like a rooster, #3 looks like a hen, and #2 is kind of up in the air, but I would lean towards hen.

    I don't know a lot about the colors...sorry.
  3. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    #1 looks like it could eaisly be either, but im leaning toward rooster.
    #2 is definitly a Rooster
    #3 is Definitly a hen
    And ive Never been good with babies.
    *Edited to Add, those are polish at the bottem.
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2008

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