Silkie - pullet or cockerel!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by country flock, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. country flock

    country flock Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't decide if this is a pullet or cockerel. Can you help?
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    Below is a pullet & cockerel from the same clutch as the one above:
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards pullet.
     
  3. mlrod1914

    mlrod1914 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will have to politely disagree with my esteemed colleague. I believe you have a roo there.
     
  4. mlrod1914

    mlrod1914 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know what. I take it back. After taking a closer look. I don't see any indication from the waddle and comb that this is a roo. However the droopy tail feathers and the hackle feathers look suspicious. But in all maybe it is a pullet.
     
  5. country flock

    country flock Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering about those tail feathers and hackle feathers and puff feathers too... I just don't know. I was sure it was a cock but it's comb & wattles aren't as big the cock in the 2nd pic. heres another one from same clutch as other 2, very sure it's a pullet: (sorry none of the pics are very good!) they r 13 wks btw
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    Last edited: Jul 28, 2014

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