Silky x Rhode Island red gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bassgarden, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. Bassgarden

    Bassgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched Rhode Island red eggs that were fertilized by black silkie rooster. This one is 3 weeks old. I'm wondering is this a rooster?

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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    At 3 weeks with that much comb and red, I'd guess cockerel...
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  4. Bassgarden

    Bassgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    It's a shame. I can't raise roosters here. His sibling looks just like him and they fight. I guess they're both cockerels.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Does the other bird have white/light color legs also?
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     

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