Yet another pullet or roo? post.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chick-george, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. chick-george

    chick-george Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, I've held out as long as I can.
    I got this black silkie on the 31st of August. I dont know how old it is. The only real changes to date have been the blue ears peeking through and she has nearly doubled in size. The breeder and I chose her because she seemed more like a hen than a rooster. I see what seem to be streamers but it is hard to tell since I don't have any up close experience with what streamers look like. So I thought I'd poll some you more experienced folks out there.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/53818_dvc00028.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/53818_dvc00020.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/53818_dvc00019.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/53818_dvc00010.jpg
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/53818_dvc00009.jpg
    I got her as a companion for this little silkie whose companions died a week earlier. This silkie is was supposedly a week old when I got her the 20th of August. Which would make her about 6 weeks old. She got pasty butt early on, so I thought that might be why she hasnt gotten much bigger. She is fine now but still so small.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/53818_dvc00050.jpg

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    So far it looks like a pullet. . .
     
  3. chick-george

    chick-george Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. You were my only reply.[​IMG]
     
  4. ZuulLanceMaster

    ZuulLanceMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does the comb "fade out" twords the neck? or does it stick up? (if silkies HAVE combs [​IMG])

    Male
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    Female
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    hope it helps!
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2010
  5. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is a hen because of its crest feathers but I may always be wrong.
     

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