splash silkie, roo or pullet thoughts

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristip, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. kristip

    kristip Songster

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    We are at 8 weeks of age and little crest, but little comb... any thoughts?
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  2. Time-Out

    Time-Out Songster

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    1st vote for hen :)
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    to young to say really without any other silkies to compair to
     
  4. RainyChicks

    RainyChicks In the Brooder

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    Thinking pullet, but I'm not a Silkie expert:)
     
  5. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

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    Not meaning to change the subject but what breed is the buffish colored chick???
     
  6. kristip

    kristip Songster

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    The other three are d'uccle. it is a gold neck/mille color so not a normal color. Very much a rooster at 8 weeks of age!
     
  7. silkiemelon

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    I agree too young.
     
  8. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

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    Update...the Silkie is a roo!!
     
  9. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

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    If the D'uccle is a golden neck, wouldn't its boots and tail be white instead of gold and black????
     
  10. Smoochie

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    Yes.
     

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