Silkie Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ESofVA, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 11 Silkies between the ages of 4 mos to around 8 mos...not sure on the 8 months but not too far off. I know one of the oldest is a splash roo, one a blue hen and a paint hen. Not positive about the others yet, my poor quality red (from the youngest few) I think is a roo. youngest. He has no beard and his poof on the top is scraggly. What I need to know is if only the roos "chest bump" or will pullets do that too??? If pullets don't, then I have one heck of a number of roos!!!!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Pullets as well as cockerels will flare neck feathers and chest bump in play/pecking order situations.
     
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  3. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TY!!!
     

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