Wondering if anyone can tell Dash's gender yet....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thndrdancr, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For all those silkie and showgirl experts, Dash is about 3 months old now, whats your opinion, boy or girl?

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Jill, that looks like one unique little girl to me. I'm no expert with that breed, as you know, but seems pretty girly.
     
  3. DoctorGoose

    DoctorGoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, by waddles and comb, girl. But....*stares at Dash's rear end* Not sure about the tail. It's hard, with no hackles!
     
  4. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she "acts" girly too, but its hard to tell. I know they say there is a walnut type/shape on their head thats the comb by about this age, I felt and as far as I can tell no lump or bump or anything.

    So, here's hopin she is a girl, but her lil tail was a bit worrying. [​IMG]

    She sure is a cute lil thing, in her own unique way.
     
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  5. Kristina

    Kristina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok no expert but I'll throw my two cents in compared to my sillkies and showgirls. She looks girly BUT her poof looks much like my showgirl boys poof. My showgirl hen has a more rounded poof. Also that tail has me thinking boy with the hard feathers. You never know though! [​IMG]
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, this should be interesting to see! As I said, I am no expert on Silkies/Showgirls so probably shouldn't have even opened my big mouth, LOL. Dash looks like a girl to me, but maybe all Silkies look like girls to me till the comb and wattles come in!
     
  7. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, this will be interesting for sure. Like I said, the tail looks boyish, and I thought I had read the girls head poofs are more round.

    Even if he/she is a a lil roo, if not too noisy I will try to keep as a housechicken. I do wished the lil thang was more people tame, she's (I will call her she til I know) not people friendly at all. I mean, she is very sweet, docile, stays out of the way, etc, but lil Dash sure doesnt run up to you wanting attention. Does everything she can to be unobtrusive. She does love Mom tho, its Mom favorite lil chicken. lol Mom has very warm hands, and she loves warmth, so I think thats part of it. [​IMG] My hands are always cold so she probably thinks EEEKS when I touch her neck! [​IMG]
     
  8. jkcove08

    jkcove08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to say girl. I have noticed with my showgirl that is a roo that a comb is growing in and when I didnt see the comb, there wes no fuzz in the area that the comb was growing in at. I can see fuzz right down to the edge or her beak. Good luck, and my show girls are not much of people birds either. Jenn
     
  9. IHeartChickens

    IHeartChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a "she" to me but I am no expert. Dash is a great name for boy or girl. I love her neck, it is just too blue and cute. A little scarf would just be adorable on her.
     
  10. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, but it looks like a boy to me, you can look at my boys pic and compare. He was about the age of yours in my pic. Silkies/showgirls such a mystery. lol

    Leslie
     

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