2 week old silkes -- what color will I be?? Sex???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by daproper, Apr 13, 2010.

  1. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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    2 week old silkie chicks

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    #1 - light silver grey feathers
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    #1 - light silver grey feathers

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    #2 golden yellow with spot on it's head
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    #2 golden yellow with spot on it's head

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    #3 black and silver grey feathers
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    #3 black and silver grey feathers

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    #4 black and silver grey w/ white toes
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    #4 black and silver grey w/ white toes

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    #5 cream with some silver grey feathers
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    #5 cream with some silver grey feathers
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    #5 cream with some silver grey feathers

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    #6 cream with some silver grey feathers
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    #6 cream with some silver grey feathers

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    #7 gold and brown feathers - kind of striped
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    #7 gold and brown feathrs - kind of striped

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    #8 grey with a large puff on it's head
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    #8 grey with a large puff on it's head
     
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  2. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    heres what i would guess
    1 grey or lavender
    2 partridge
    3 blue
    4 black
    5 splash or white
    6 partridge
    7 black
     
  3. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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    We were supposed to be guaranteed a breeding pair of blue's -- any idea on which they could be?
     
  4. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    You can't sex a Silkie until they are around 4+ months of age, unless they are hatchery quality then you can sex them earlier. Cute chicks!
     
  5. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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    These were sent from MyPetChicken.com, paid extra for the guarantee
     
  6. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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  7. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Do you know about how the Blue Gene works?
    If you don't, you should read about it to understand the different combinations you get with it.
     
  8. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

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    I want to put in a bet that #7 is a male. [​IMG]
     
  9. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:They are still allowed a certain percent of error. So, you may still get a Roo out of that bunch. They are the only that I know that sexes silkies, because it's dangerous from what I hear to vent sex a bantam.
     
  10. redroan11

    redroan11 New Egg

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    These are great pics, just what I was looking for! THANK YOU!!!!!!! Susie
     

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