another silkie owner needing some gender help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PortmanChicks, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. PortmanChicks

    PortmanChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Looking to get some help on sexing my two silkies, they are about 10-13 weeks.
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    Last edited: Aug 20, 2013
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. 2jsbabyfarm

    2jsbabyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you will want close UPS of their face, so we can get a good look at the comb. Silkies can be tough to figure..mine are the same age and wev been back and forth on them!!
     
  4. reckless

    reckless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Going by stance only since there's no comb close-ups, I'd say the first one is a cockerel and second possibly a pullet.. just educated guesses though
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    The first one looks like a cockerel and the second looks like a pullet.
     
  6. PortmanChicks

    PortmanChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks much! We were thinking the same thing…now we have to decide if we want to keep a boy lol
     
  7. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white one looks like it has no wattle development at all, and male unbearded silkies usually have obvious wattles by 13 weeks of age. So I'm not convinced it's male. A head-on picture of the comb would be helpful.
     
  8. OrpieOwner

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    I think that they are both pullets.
     

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