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8 week old silkie chicks sex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by waltersr07, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. waltersr07

    waltersr07 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just for fun. Any guesses on these 3? The buff one is half the size of the other two.

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  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they all the same age? My males (at least in my experience) can be larger and if they are all the same age I would vote that your buff is the only lady :)
     
  3. LadyVictorian

    LadyVictorian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, from seeing how they carry themselves the other two stand up taller, they might be roosters and your buff is a little girl. Of course with silkies it's hard to say 100% until they crow or lay an egg. Your little white silkie looks a lot like mine at that age and mine turned out to be a boy.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The white one is the only one that looks like a nice typey Silkie but also seems to have a big comb coming( male) The other two look like hatchery silkies especially the biggest one (male) The buff needs more time before guessing.
     
  5. waltersr07

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    Yes, they are all the same age. That is what I am thinking. Thanks!
     
  6. waltersr07

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    Thank you.
    That is my thought too. Thanks!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They're too young to be sure of gender, but I'm thinking the Silver one is the only cockerel.
     

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