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6 week old Silky Chicken Cockeral or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilchicky123, May 16, 2016.

  1. lilchicky123

    lilchicky123 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2016

    Just wondering about my little Silky Chicken. Didn't know maybe to early to tell? Thanks
    Last edited: May 16, 2016
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

    May 10, 2013
    I'll be in the barn!
    Silkies generally have to be older to sex. Sometimes you can't tell gender till they either crow or lay an egg. Because the comb seems somewhat "pronouced", just a guess would be cockerel,but time will tell :)
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Early guess is just a guess but, I think a cockerel because of comb and not much crest. The bigger the comb the more it pushes crest to the back of head.
  4. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 26, 2014
    Hey Lilchick!
    Take a deep breath.......relax.......and wait!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    This picture does make the comb look so much bigger than it really is..........
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