4 week old Partidge Silkie chick...Roo or pullet??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Teresaann24, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    This is spec He/she is 4 weeks old I have been thinking girl but am not sure I know she is young she is 4 and half weeks old almost 5 weeks. Boy or girl? I am hoping she is a girl... [​IMG]

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  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    I think with silkies you need to wait until they start crowing or laying eggs to know for sure [​IMG] I don't think they experts even claim to be able to sex them young. Pretty bird though.
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Wishful thinking..lol [​IMG]
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    First thought was boy; the I saw the one that showed penciing--Can you take a close up of the wings? If penciled throught, pullet. If penciled only on primaries and possibly secondaries, cockerel.
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Yes I can get pics of the wings..
     
  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Close up of body and wings.

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  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Pullet
     
  8. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Woohoo I was so hoping so! She will be my 1st frizzle chick from my frizzle roo that I rehomed. Now if the other partidge chick is a boy it will be perfect!!!!!!!!!

    Thank you Sonoran Silkies!
     

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