Silver Grey Dorking / Buff Silkies

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

  1. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two Silver Grey Dorking / Buff Silkie mixes. What gender are these two? They are 5-6 weeks old.
    Their names are Bonnie and Clyde because I had/have my guesses based on their personalities.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

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    The one in front has a pink red comb already so I'm thinking that's a boy.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree; given the size and redness of its comb at only 5-6 weeks, I'm leaning toward cockerel on the front bird. I'm thinking pullet on the rear bird.
     
  4. drumstick diva

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    me too
     
  5. Shaunb020

    Shaunb020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you cross those chicks with one another, i would love to buy some chicks off of you next year. I like the silkied genes and the dorkings meat qualities make it a prized table bird. Thats a good mix you got there.
     
  6. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I'll look into it, but Bonnie has not started laying yet. Here is a current pic of these two[​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Definitely a cockerel and a pullet. They are beautiful birds!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Yep, cockerel in front; pullet in rear.
     
  10. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they are a cockerel and a pullet. Clyde has already started crowing. He kind of has a funny crow, very scratchy throat sounding.
     

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