What gender is my silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PerfectPlumage, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    My new 6 week old partridge silkie chick was suppose to be a cockerel but I am not sure. His names Hagrid cause he has a beard. But their is a slim chance Hagrid is a girl. What do you guys think? [​IMG]
     
  2. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, looks kind of girlie to me. It will be a while before you find out though.
     
  3. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Really? Hm. That's cool, I was fine with a roo but another hen would be awesome.
     
  4. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has a pretty full crest for such a young age. Is it swept back at all?
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking pullet, but it is too young to be sure.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think pullet too but, really too young to be certain.
     
  7. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    The crest is upright and puffy and round with thicker feathers scattered around the crest. Their comb is very small, almost nonexistent.
     
  8. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Not 100% sure, but I think it's a pullet.
     
  9. celestialdreamer

    celestialdreamer Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a pullet...but you just never know with Silkies. I had two Silkie hens this year that I really thought might be roos, but they both lay eggs.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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