Any help on gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristen95x, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. kristen95x

    kristen95x New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I've just rescued this little bird. I'm assuming it's a silkie, but could anyone help me on the gender? It still looks fairly young to me. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenLady2014

    ChickenLady2014 Feathered Frenzy

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    It definitely looks like a Silkie, do you know how old it is? Silkies are extremely hard to sex. A lot of times it isn't until they crow or lay an egg that you know for sure. I would suggest getting very clear close ups of any comb & wattle development & head shots. Then I would recommend you posting your question & new pictures on the Silkie forum. Someone on there might be able to help you out, good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking cockerel but a head shot would help.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. kristen95x

    kristen95x New Egg

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    [​IMG] is this any help? And yes, they are living in my bathroom for tonight lol, we have some pretty harsh cold weather outside.
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2015
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Silkie pullet--and she does not look well.
     
  7. kristen95x

    kristen95x New Egg

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    Unfortunately she is not, I took her in last night from somebody who was keeping a swamp as a coop. A trip to the vets is due! Thanks for your help
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Good, hope she'll get better. Good for you for rescuing her. I would recommend deworming her, especially if she was living "in a swamp."
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkie pullet and agree she looks ill - puffed up and head pulled in. Glad you rescued her.
     

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