Silkie Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ramblin Rooster, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Ramblin Rooster

    Ramblin Rooster Hatchaholic

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    Is this guy a rooster like I suspected? I was told by the breeder he is 5-6 months old, not a single crow yet...
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    Last edited: Dec 29, 2013
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Crest is a little small for a silky hen, a profile shot might help - I'm not too concerned by the developing comb and wattles - could be a pullet about to lay. I wouldn't give up on this one yet. I see no signs that scream rooster.
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  5. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats 100 per cent a hen. Nothing like a cockerel about it. Examples include dark comb, instead of mulberry coloured comb, lack of sizeable wattles, crest is in order unlike that of a cockerel and it holds its body like a hen
     
  6. Ramblin Rooster

    Ramblin Rooster Hatchaholic

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    Just crowed today! Answers all my questions.
     

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