Rooster Jo

Almost 4 months, and one Silkie finally let me in on the secret of it’s gender. Actually, it wasn’t a big surprise when I heard my white Silkie attempt to crow this morning. His name is now officially Jo, not Jojo.

Silkies are nearly impossible to sex until they’re mature enough to either crow or lay an egg. If you watch them often enough, their behavior sometimes offers a clue, but even still, nothing is ever for sure until that moment of truth.

Jo Silkie 1-15

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Keep Your Rooster Quiet, Here’s How

This may be the answer to a common problem for chicken keepers who aren’t allowed by city ordinances to have a rooster.

Wearing this collar, a rooster may be no louder than a hen.  Learn more…

Update: My thoughts after trying the No Crow Collar… 
Didn’t work unless I literally made it so tight that I felt I was being cruel to my rooster.