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Any Ideas?? pullet or cockeral???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilchicky123, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. lilchicky123

    lilchicky123 Out Of The Brooder

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    # 1 7 week old silky chicken



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    #2 Silky chicken



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    # 3 Silky Chicken



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    Any ideas??!?!
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kinda looks like all 4 are cockerels, but it is still early silkies are notoriously hard to sex, but I'm sure you know that.
     
  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It's still a little early. The first may possibly be a male. Are they bearded or beardless? Some of the pictures are fuzzy and hard to tell.
     
  4. lilchicky123

    lilchicky123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe they are beardless, doesn't look like they have one. But I know its hard to tell the gender of silkies. Thanks
     
  5. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are beardless, I'm going my the poof and posture, they are all standing nice and upright, and they don't have nice rounded poofs coming in, they look a bit crazy so that is why I thought male.
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    They appear to be non bearded, which means they'll have larger combs and wattles. They also appear to be hatchery quality, which means they'll likely never get a big crest. I can't see anything particular boyish about them, except for #1s larger wattles.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Howfunkyisyourchicken.
     

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