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Silkie roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by quackydoodle, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. quackydoodle

    quackydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other silkies just started laying, so I don't know if this is a roo or a hen?
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    How old? Looks like s/he might have streamers and that'd mean roo. But that's not a very big comb for a roo.
     
  3. quackydoodle

    quackydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know for sure. I guess between five and eight months. She's a little wet, too so that makes her feathers look a little different. The lady I got her from said she ordered all hens. So she should be a hen. She just acts a lot more like a rooster than the others do.
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    If she's wet in the pic then she's probably a pullet.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a rooster to me, but Silkies are notoriously difficult to sex.
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2014
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Could you post a full-body photo? I'm thinking cockerel.
     
  7. quackydoodle

    quackydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry it took so long- here you go.
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  8. quackydoodle

    quackydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He was a roo.
     

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