Silky Roo? & Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bex, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. Bex

    Bex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We picked these two up today..

    This is Juliet. I believe she is a hen, but I'm not sure. Opinions? [​IMG]

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    And Romeo. He's supposed to be a roo. But I'm not sure, again.

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    As far as I know they're between 4-5 months old.

    Thankies. [​IMG]
     
  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    The white is a roo for sure...could you get a better face picture of the black?

    For the black I'd guess pullet but not for sure the white is 100% a roo.
     
  3. Bex

    Bex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the only other picture I have right now, though I can get another in the AM if this one wont work. [​IMG]

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  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Yeah the black is a pullet she looks like my girls.
    And I think you already know the white is a roo for sure..LOL

    BTW they are beautiful.
     
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  5. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    I think there is a good possibility that they are BOTH males....
     
  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I dissagree I believe the black is a pullet lookes just like my girls that are laying.
     
  7. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    I figured you'd say that...
     
  8. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    LOL, Your so mean to me.

    I just dont think it looks anything like my roos.
     
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  9. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Not mean... just honest! LOL Its "tough love..." [​IMG]

    And dont take this the wrong way... but not every bird is going to look like yours! (remember I wasn't blessed with the gift of email so this probaby sounds meaner than I meant it to...)

    The reason I think there is a good possibility that the black is a male too, is because judging by the picture(s) the hackles look a little longer than a pullet, as well there looks to be a large number of "hard feathers" in the tail.

    However, I could just be reading WAYYY to much into the picture, and you could very well be right. Remember, I said that I wasn't ALWAYS right...
     
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  10. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black one POSSIBLY could be a hen. Try picking each one and listen for their protesting squawk (unless they are extremely tame) they will SOUND different if they are boy and girl, the roo will sound roostery and the hen- henny.
     

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