Silkies ~ hens or roosters

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clacasse88, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. clacasse88

    clacasse88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are pics. of my 9-week-old silkies . . . never had them before and wondering if anyone can tell if they are hens or roosters.

    What colors would they be classified as?

    Thanks.

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    Last edited: Jun 15, 2010
  2. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like hens to me I'd say the 1st def is not sure on the colour perhaps partridge?
     
  3. clacasse88

    clacasse88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I thought they all looked like hens myself but wasn't completely sure. This is the first time I've had them. I absolutely LOVE them!!!
     
  4. Lynn_Farm

    Lynn_Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    The all look like pullets. The darker, brown ones are partridge. Not sure about the lighter, white one.
     
  5. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree on pullets! [​IMG]
     
  6. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to me like the 2nd and has streamers... I'm gonna say boy [​IMG] though, I hope I'm wrong cause it would give me hope that my silkie is a pullet [​IMG]
     

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