15-week-old Silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by catchthewind, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. catchthewind

    catchthewind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these guys still too young to tell? I have no idea what I'm looking for as far as knowing the gender, but I'm hoping to downsize any roos sooner rather than later. I know that may be wishful thinking with Silkies, but even some ideas would be helpful. [​IMG]

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    This last one I'm pretty sure is the third one, but my daughter accidentally spooked them while I was about to take pictures and this one and Silkie 2 got mixed up. So there is a possibility this is the same one as above. The picture isn't that great because he/she wouldn't stop moving but I figured I would include it too in case it gave any clues!
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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say their girls but im no expert but I love silkies!!
     
  3. mommom4

    mommom4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like hens. The roosters have a very prominent raised zig zag red in the front and mine are becoming evident now- had 6 chicks, 4 look like girls and 2 are now cock a doodling as best as they can and they are about a couple of weeks younger than yours. Know anyone who wants roosters?? The silkie girls have like a red raised bubbly look or nothing at all.
     
  4. catchthewind

    catchthewind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I hope you're right! By raised zig zag, do you mean where their combs are? Do you have any pictures of yours?
     
  5. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    they look girly to me! And they are SSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOO pretty
     

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