Still think its a girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Flippacase, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's Tweetie, barred rock/silkie mix.

    Acouple week ago you all said pullet, now he/she is as a 16 week old.

    The comb

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    The wattles (looking bigger latley [​IMG]

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    Whadda ya think???
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2010
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I don't have a lot of experience with silkies but I think pullet if I were buying it.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I know nothing about silkies either, but looks like a girl to me.
     
  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here...still looks like a girl to me
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm still saying girl, but I've never been able to sex silkies, unless they crow.
     
  6. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl
     
  7. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but look at the size of those wattles!
     
  8. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Hens have wattles and combs. Her wattles are normal for a hen. There is no evidence of a comb so I still say cockerel.
     
  9. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks girly to me too, though I don't have a lot of experience with Silkies. Since she is crossed with a BR, are there saddle/hackle/tail feathers that might also give a clue?
     
  10. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Now give us a pic of the head feathers and a little farther away. Silkie owners can tell by the type of head feathers, too. Maybe someone will be able to sex it for you very quickly.
     

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