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Silkie- rooster or hen? 5 or 6 months old.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by arianna, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. arianna

    arianna Songster

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    I have this photos on another post about two of my roosters love for each other, and someone mention that this silkie might be a hen and not a rooster as I suspected. Can you tell me what it is?

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  2. PamB

    PamB Songster

    Jul 20, 2010
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    I'm no expert (at all), but the streamers make me think rooster.
     
  3. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Songster

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    I think you have a rooster there.
     
  4. muddyhorse

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    its a dude [​IMG]

    the streamers ( long feathers coming out of the crest ) are a giveaway

    pretty boy
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Roo
     
  6. msdoolittle

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    Congrats...it's a boy! lol. But, yes, the 'streamers' are a telltale sign of a roo. :0)
     
  7. arianna

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    Quote:Thank you for explaining what the streamers are, I've seen that word several times on here but I had no idea what it was.
     

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