Silkie...Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HendricksonHomestead, May 22, 2019.

  1. HendricksonHomestead

    HendricksonHomestead In the Brooder

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    This one I'm having a hard time with! This Silkie is about 17 weeks old now. I don't see any streamers and it doesn't have any spurs. So, leaning toward pullet?? 60802622_399160047353723_7395952474193920000_n.jpg 60952139_854260581577038_5496698965032173568_n.jpg
     
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  2. Wolfefarmyard

    Wolfefarmyard Songster

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    Well spurs can take a while to develop and sometimes even females can get spurs.

    I agree I’m not seeing any clear streamers however it’s crest does seem to have sort of a slicked back look...

    I’m going with girl for now since I feel there would be some clear streamers at this age.
     
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  3. HendricksonHomestead

    HendricksonHomestead In the Brooder

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    I agree, I noticed the slicked back look too. I've debated back and forth on if this one is a roo or not. I haven't heard it crow yet so no indication there either.
     
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  4. silkiekeeper

    silkiekeeper Songster

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    That's a tough one. Wait a few more weeks then post another picture.
     
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  5. HendricksonHomestead

    HendricksonHomestead In the Brooder

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    Okay, so now at 19 weeks old. This silkie looks like a roo to me. :barnie
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  6. HendricksonHomestead

    HendricksonHomestead In the Brooder

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    I made the photos larger: 61889352_333622450619525_8725060984755978240_n.jpg 62068272_2317199245171499_3255233156193714176_n.jpg 62244029_395198561085524_1602600178156568576_n.jpg 61853157_406376723299628_3648675941741232128_n.jpg
     
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  7. Gilded Feather

    Gilded Feather Chirping

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    I’m thinking cockerel.
     
  8. silkiekeeper

    silkiekeeper Songster

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    Looking like a roo.
     
  9. Wolfefarmyard

    Wolfefarmyard Songster

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