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Silkie! Boy or girl? Tell me what you think!

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I've got two silkies. This black one is smaller than my white one. They are ten weeks old. So, what do you think...Boy or Girl? ( or too early to tell?)
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I'd guess male ^^

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post #3 of 4

Much too early.  Silkies are extremely hard to sex before  4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they crow or lay eggs.

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Originally Posted by drumstick diva View Post
 

Much too early.  Silkies are extremely hard to sex before  4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they crow or lay eggs.

I dont trust that rule, I could clearly tell on my boys and ladies when they were barely 2 months old, and my mixes on the day they hatched XD

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