Spot any roosters in this bunch?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DomiHentrix, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. DomiHentrix

    DomiHentrix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's soo hard to tell I have no idea!! They are pretty flighty and usually run away from me (unlike my barred rocks to run to me). Still I haven't spotted any significant comb development and they are 6-7 weeks old

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    All hens? Or is there no way to tell with this breed (Cochin/silkie) until later?

    Thanks in advance! Lara
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2008
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like hens


    -Daniel
     
  3. player1

    player1 Out Of The Brooder

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    omg
    those chickens are so coool

    they look awesome

    looking at them id say all hens but when u said they have some silkie in them i may be wrong as silkies are impossible to sex...not impossible but real hard
     
  4. SGM

    SGM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cool looking chickies!
     
  5. Melilem

    Melilem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ha I knew they were cochin silkie crosses. They look like hens to me, but who knows with silkies. Those birds are awesome, though. Pfft they are so cute.
     
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  6. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

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    I would vote all hens myself. I have some frizzled cochin/silkie X cochin chicks about the same age and the roos are pretty obvious, although one I thought was a roo might be a hen.
     
  7. DomiHentrix

    DomiHentrix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks ya'll!! I love them too. I hope that they are all hens, I almost got rid of them a few weeks back...they aren't too bright...even for a chicken. However once their colors started coming in I couldn't part with them, they are just too nice to look at!
     
  8. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    Silkies are notoriusly dumb birds. Most people have at least a couple fall into shallow water puddles or water buckets and die. They're just bad at life.
     

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