Silkie Sexing!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BooeyBird, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. BooeyBird

    BooeyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This started crowing yesterday at around six to seven weeks... Sounds like a frog in his throat but think it is a crow, i will see if he does it again.. Roo or hen? Is Miss Jemima a Mr.?[​IMG]
    the big bump on the beak is jemima's comb.
     
  2. Iuvmychix

    Iuvmychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes I am pretty sure he is a roo but, I can’t see his face very well.You can check if he has streamers coming out of the back of his crest he is a rooster.The streamers are the very thin like feathers that you can see sticking up on the silkie below.Hope I helped :)

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  3. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might not see streamers yet because he is young. But only roosters will crow at that age.
     
  4. Iuvmychix

    Iuvmychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    That’s true :)
     
  5. BooeyBird

    BooeyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, he crowed again today but only once, again sounded like hehad a frog in his throat.. But sounds like a crow to me. I will try and get more pics. Do you have any idea what coloration he is? Please show a picture of a roo his age if you ca, thank you! :)
     
  6. Iuvmychix

    Iuvmychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry I can’t find a pic of a six week old silkie roo since I don’t have any silkies myself I have to find pics of google :) I think he is the typical “black” color but you will know better since I just see him off a photo and you see him in person!
     
  7. BooeyBird

    BooeyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well he has white in him all over his chest too.
     
  8. BooeyBird

    BooeyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you guys have any pictures of blue and grey silkies? I think those may be his type
     
  9. BooeyBird

    BooeyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he has been crowing everymorning, will try to get videos and pics!
     
  10. Iuvmychix

    Iuvmychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok thnx! :)
     

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