Silkie Roo or confused hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by daproper, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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    Puff is a 4 month old blue silkie who we first thought was a roo because of size then a few weeks ago BYC determined it was a hen but this morning I think it crowed....

    My daughter is taking Puff to fair next week so if anyone has a definitive opinion that would be great.

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  2. Comet Mum

    Comet Mum Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not a silkie expert, but it looks like my 4 mo old roo. (Who also just started crowing!)
     
  3. cterbizan

    cterbizan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going with roo.
     
  4. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree ... its a cockerel
     
  5. littledirtlane

    littledirtlane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a very handsome boy [​IMG] Same thing happened to me - all three of my silkies looked like pullets and were confirmed as pullets by BYC until all three crowed the next week! Silkies are tricky little birds!
     
  6. MeettheFlockers

    MeettheFlockers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like a roo to me. Good luck at the fair, my daughters are doing their second one this week.
     
  7. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your help. Puff now makes the 3rd confirmed roo. We have a splash, and buff also. They are all beautiful but sadly we won't be able to keep them all, we only have 3 hens.
     
  8. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
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    I think he looks like a cockerel too.
     
  9. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
    Southern Arizona
    Roo!
     
  10. askjcm2005

    askjcm2005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say roo
     
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2010

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