Silkie sexing help !

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tneggchic, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. Tneggchic

    Tneggchic Out Of The Brooder

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    So this little silkie is about 5 months old .. No rooing and no eggs .. Is it a roo or a pullet ??[​IMG]
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  2. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a rooster. I'm 99.9% sure.
     
  3. Rooster
     
  4. Tneggchic

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    Will roosters sit on eggs ? As im having an issue keeping the nesting boxes clean and this one chicken out of the box :( .
     
  5. Roosters will sometimes go in nest boxes to encourage the hens to lay eggs there, yes. Sometimes there'll sleep in there too.
     
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  6. Tneggchic

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    Boo .. i was really hoping i would have a broody hen !! How long before he should start crowing ?
     
  7. Depends... It could be tomorrow or next month. If he's being bullied I doubt he'll be crowing soon
     
  8. Tneggchic

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    no bullying that I see .. But I'm sure it's different behind the coop !! But my other 2 roosters haven't started crowing either and they are Australorps and they are around 4/5 months old :( I just want 1 egg and a crowing rooster !
     
  9. Well with multiple roosters when 1 starts to crow they'll all begin to crow.. You'll go from 0 crowers to 3 before you know it! :)
     
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  10. Tneggchic

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    You have no clue how excited i am gonna be !!
     

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