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Silkie Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rainbowchicks, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. rainbowchicks

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  2. brozki

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    Looks like a roo
     
  3. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old? I'm thinking its a Pullet
     
  4. rainbowchicks

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    Its a little over 8 weeks right now.
     
  5. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a cockerel then. I was thinking it was 4-5 months old.
     
  6. brozki

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    Give it a few more weeks, if the combs gets noticeably larger and the crest stays swept back, it's a roo
     
  7. rainbowchicks

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    Oh. I do have another one, that looks almost the same its alot smaller than this one. Same age. Its smaller than all of my chickens as matter of fact.[​IMG] adorable though!!
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    With that much comb and wattle development at only 8 weeks old, it's a cockerel for sure.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel
     
  10. rainbowchicks

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    When do Silkies start crowing?
     

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