True Araucanas and Silkes. Roos or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by astylishgirl, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. astylishgirl

    astylishgirl Animal Lover Supreme

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    Araucanas - Carmen (red) and Cesar (blue)


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  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    the araucanas are boys....the silkies? I gave up long ago trying to sex this guys....[​IMG]
     
  3. Silkiefan

    Silkiefan Songster

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    My Silkie girls never did get any comb-like growth at all... I see some walnut combs beginning on those Silkies... Anyone else venture to guess?

    the only way I knew was looking head on at my boy - he began to grow that purple comb... and a few weeks later, he crowed. My pullet never had any growth like that, and since then, I brought home a two month old Silkie as a companion. This one too, has nothing resembling a comb between her eyes so I'm real darn sure it's a girl too.
    I see on one or two of your Silkies that really look like boys...
     
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  4. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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    I've got no idea on the silkies, but the others are cockerals.
     
  5. astylishgirl

    astylishgirl Animal Lover Supreme

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    Great! I was hoping the Araucanas were boys. But I was hoping for pullets with the Silkies... but they all look sort of Rooish to me. Darn. I may be rehoming some Silkies. I need some white Silkie pullets!
     

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