13.5 weeks, Silkie? Sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by skillswife, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Jack, he/she was the mystery chick in our order from MM. Silkie I think? Blue skin. Pretty bright blue ear lobe coloring. Hoping for hen but I have nothing to compare it too, lol.
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  2. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a white silkie also from MM free chick! Mine is about 11 weeks old and its comb is no where near that big or waddles!..Sorry i think its a rooo! BUT ITS a very pretty chicken:)
     
  3. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats kind of what I was thinking, the feathers came in similar to my bantam cochin roos but I know silkies are supposed to be hard to sex.
     
  4. ByeByeBlackBird

    ByeByeBlackBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im gonna say roo, because i have one of three that looks exactly like this guy, maybe mine are a couple weeks older? No waddles on the other two, they are all the same age as eachother.
     
  5. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any other thoughts?
     
  6. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy.... big comb, wattles, streamers on the back of the crest and not even 14 weeks old yet.

    but a very pretty buff boy! :)
     
  7. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks:) He is my moms favorite, has been since they arrived from MM and she was determined Jack was a hen, lol. But we are keeping him anyhow so it doesn't make too much difference.
     
  9. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Nice looking roo! Like that color! Congrats and enjoy! Nancy
     
  10. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is a rooster
     

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