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Silkies hen or roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chiquitita Farmer, May 26, 2011.

  1. Chiquitita Farmer

    Chiquitita Farmer In the Brooder

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    I would like opinions on whether my chicks that are now 12 weeks are hen or roo. They look very different from each other. Yin is the black silkie. I think she is a hen. Yang is the buff silkie. I think this might be a roo.

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    Yin Yang
     

  2. i think you're right.
     
  3. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Songster

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  4. Chiquitita Farmer

    Chiquitita Farmer In the Brooder

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    I hope so. Yang has longer tail feathers. The other night I put Yang in the coop and she started making the weirdest sounds. Haven't heard them since. Only time will tell for sure. I am not really attached to Yang either. She has always been more skiddish, independent. I also see the other chickens putting her in her place a lot. Another reason I think Yang maybe a roo.
     
  5. shadewolfo10

    shadewolfo10 In the Brooder

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    x3 Beautiful silkies! [​IMG]
     

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