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Wilkie Boy or Girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BufordSilkies, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. BufordSilkies

    BufordSilkies New Egg

    Mar 14, 2016
    We have 3 Silkies and have been getting on a rage 2-3 eggs everyday so we assumed all of them were girls. Fast forward to this week, one lady stared brooding and I noticed that one of the others took on some different facial characteristics. Is the one actually a Roo?[​IMG]
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Both birds pictured appear to be hens. As mature as they appear, a rooster should be crowing by now. Just as they do not need a rooster to lay eggs, hens do not need a rooster to go broody.
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    agree - plus hens would vote a rooster down, if they had the right- to -vote.

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