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Silkies hens or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Flustercluck, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Flustercluck

    Flustercluck New Egg

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    I got these silkies about two months ago, the lady said most of them are roosters but some were to young for her to tell, and I'm clueless. Anybody have any idea? [​IMG]
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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd guess they're both cockerels, but...
    Silkies are really hard to sex and yours appear to be non bearded, so even your girls will have good sized combs and wattles.

    Not much help, huh?
    They're cute!
     
  3. Hankfam

    Hankfam Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkies were the hardest to tell. I had one that I was convinced was a roo, Then she started laying an egg almost everyday. They do look more like roosters to me though.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They are looking pretty rough looking t o me - do they have mites/lice? I'd want to give them a good bath and dry job and better photos. Does the seller just have hatchery stock?
     

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