splash silkie at 5 months

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristip, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my pretty splash silkie... it is about 5 mo old. I am thinking roo at this point. Much bigger than 2 other siblings and I think I see streamers. Bigger comb than other two although not as big as some combs I have seen out there. Also if you are a silkie expert... if it is a roo and I wanted blue or splash babies is the answer a blue or splash hen for those?

    thanks everyone

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    Last edited: Feb 14, 2012
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    That looks like a cockerel to me. Very nice lookin' boy!
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks pretty rooish to me at this point, but I'm definitely no expert. As far as breeding, splash x splash= 100% splash. Blue doesn't breed true, so I think blue x splash would give you blue, black and splash babies.
     
  4. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cute cock to me!
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a cockerel with those streamers
     
  6. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty boy!
     
  7. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    still looking like a boy. Comb is not huge, but wadles are getting pinkish. Would a hen get red wattles with a silkie or just a boy? It is 6 months.
     
  8. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's a really small comb for 5 months. It does look like it has some streamers starting but I'm not convinced it's a boy. But then again the pink in the waddles sounds boy...
     
  9. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote cockerel!
     
  10. I'm pretty sure that it's a cockerel. Handsome Roo indeed...
     

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