What genders are these chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chichi56788, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1. A 12 week old silkie
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    #2. Another 12 week old silkie
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    #3. A 9 week old naked neck/silkie mix
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    #4. A 9 week old non frizzled frizzle cochin/silkie mix
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  2. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Number 2 is a cockerel. Not sure about the rest.
     
  3. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    They all look like girls to me... [​IMG]
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Both Silkies look like roosters. The other two, hens.
     
  5. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See, I thought they were all girls accept #1 because they all have some weird thing about nesting and are all squawkey when I try to hold them. #1 just steals the other's worms and makes sad attempts at crowing. It sounds kind of like a dying cat...[​IMG]

    ETA: Im sot sure if you can see, but poppycock's (# 1) saddle feathers are much longer than honeybee's (#2)
     
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  6. Amitist

    Amitist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of them seem like pullets to me [​IMG]
     
  7. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:Never base the gender off of behavior, other than the crowing thing that #1 does (if it is infact crowing). I'm basing my answer on stature and the size of the comb/wattles, especially since they're 12 weeks.
     
  8. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poppycocks waddles are bigger than honey's, but his/her comb is bigger.
     
  9. BekahBear

    BekahBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2
     
  10. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

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    Quote:I agree, both of the silkies have streamers in their crests.
     

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