are these 2 month old silkies male or female??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by malibukaren, May 14, 2010.

  1. malibukaren

    malibukaren Hatching

    May 14, 2010
  2. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Songster

    Sep 5, 2009
    North Alabama
    Well, they will all have wattles. So that really isn't an indicator to me. I have no idea if you have a roo or a hen. Silkies are VERY difficult to sex. I have been raising them for a little over a year and have never failed to be wrong.. LOL So maybe a real silkie guru will chime in soon. Oh, and you shouldn't have to worry about one crowing for another several months yet. Mine take between 6 to 8 months before they crow. But between now and then, there should be a few more signs of roo versus hen.
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Here's your first picture. It isn't showing up in your post on my puter.


    I'd guess that with that much comb and wattles showing up already, it's a male. But like the above response said, silkies are notoriously hard to judge. Can you get body shots, with them standing up? Cute babies!

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