Silkie rooster behavior?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Wyatt0224, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. Wyatt0224

    Wyatt0224 Chirping

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    I'm not sure if this is the right place for this thread so I apologize in advance.
    When we first got our six Silkie chickens within a couple of weeks we could easily see that we had at least two roosters. Now they have gotten bigger yet combs for some are varying along with their size. Now I wonder if have three or four because lately I have seen three/four different silkies flaring their hackles at one another. They will be 8 weeks old Monday. Judging by their behavior do any of you know if this means they are roosters? Can hens flare their hackles also?
     
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    Hens flare too.In fact soemtimes more then roosters do.
     
  3. Wyatt0224

    Wyatt0224 Chirping

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    Ok thank you!
     

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