Silkie Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TheHalfWayCoop, May 28, 2011.

  1. TheHalfWayCoop

    TheHalfWayCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, you'll know when it crows or lays, but I can't wait that long!!! [​IMG] These silkies are between 4 and 6 weeks old. They all have very small, what appears to be single combs, but I'm afraid that already 3 our of my 4 silkies are roos already, and since they're backyard chickens we can't keep any roos [​IMG] I would love to have a roo though and we're in the process of looking for a farm so that we can put chicken math to work [​IMG]

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    Thank you so much for giving it a shot:thumbsup, it's very appreciated!!
     
  2. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can figure them out before the crowing or eggs start, but with yours it will take a couple more weeks at least. I don't see anything in your pictures that makes me think any of these are definitively males.
     
  3. TheHalfWayCoop

    TheHalfWayCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much, that's great to hear!! I'm wondering if I just keep looking for male traits in the darker coloured ones because the buff looks so girlie! I would so love to keep them all, here's hoping they're all pullets!
     

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