9 week old silkies!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tlcarnes2176, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here are my 2 silkies at 9 weeks. Any guess? if not how old till they start showing signs?

    Chick one




    Chick 2




    Neither one has any kind of comb to speak of!
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2013
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you have any comb pictures? #2 could be a rooster.
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2013
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Its a little young to tell for sure. However, #2 is looking roosterish. #1 looks like a pullet so far, in my opinion.
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Its too young to tell for sure--Silkies are often difficult to sex until they are 12-14 weeks of age; sometimes you won't know until they crow or lay an egg. But I agree with the previous two posters in that #2 is looking rooster-ish.

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