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Any obvious signs of 3 month old silkie genders? HELP!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Brandon97, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. Brandon97

    Brandon97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey its brandon,
    i have 7 3 month old silkies in black, partridge, white and buff, and need to know any tell tale signs of gender. ther are 2 distictive groups, both groups differ completely in looks, but the have the same size comb and wattles etc. any help would be amazing, i need to know urgently, thanks in advance.
    P.S.i will post pics tommorow!
     
  2. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    Roosters tend to have crests that are swooped back and have streamers. The hens have globular crests. If they are hatchery they almost all look the same with big combs and barely any crests. May have to wait for them to crow or lay eggs.
     
  3. Brandon97

    Brandon97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of them doesnt have a crest, 2 have them have extremely globular crests, but are the biggest silkies, why is this?
     

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