What is my black silkie...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mikulsky, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Mikulsky

    Mikulsky Out Of The Brooder

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    I think I know, but would love the expert thoughts. Still no egg.... no crow.
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet. How old?
     
  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me too.
     
  4. Mikulsky

    Mikulsky Out Of The Brooder

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    18wks on June 30!
     
  5. Mikulsky

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    Here is its brother. pretty sure that it's a too!
     

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  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep that's a rooster and your first is definitely a pullet at that age.
     
  7. Mikulsky

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    Well... it just crowed! LOL! guess we are all wrong. :(
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Those sneaky silkies, I guess I should never be so sure.
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Years ago I had a buff silkie I thought was a pullet for 7 months. It wasn't until then I was sure he was indeed a he, and even then he hadn't starting crowing! Silkies are tough.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    white one is a roo.
     

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