Are my baby's Roos or pullets???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenChild8, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. ChickenChild8

    ChickenChild8 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]So I have a silkie and an ameraucana who have fighting a bit. They are about 6 weeks old and despite this behavior, their behavior has lead us toward them being pullets. We have three other silkies and none of them ever exhibit this kind of behavior. I just want to know so we can prepare for roosters if necessary. I'll take some pics to post. (BTW this is our first flock) this picture is of Peggy
     
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  2. mnbrewdude

    mnbrewdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    absolutely need multiple photos for us to help!
     
  3. ChickenChild8

    ChickenChild8 Just Hatched

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    I will ASAP. Can´t right now, I´m at school.
     
  4. ChickenChild8

    ChickenChild8 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG] Here's Eliza
     
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  5. ChickenChild8

    ChickenChild8 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG] This is Angelica
     
  6. ChickenChild8

    ChickenChild8 Just Hatched

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    The photo of my ameraucana won't load so I'll upload it tomorrow
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How old are they? Silkies are one of the most difficult breeds to sex before 4-5 mos. of age. Sometimes not till they lay or crow. Love the color on the first one.
     
  8. ChickenChild8

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    They are about 2 months old
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They don't appear to be obvious cockerels, but Silkies are often harder to sex until they're 5-6 months old (or older).
     
  10. ChickenChild8

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    Thanks everybody for the help! I'll look out for any other signs that may determine their sex. I'm happy that other chicken lovers like myself can help each other on this website no matter their age, seeing as though I'm only 13. Thanks again y'all!
     

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