Are these silkies hens or roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SovereignFarm, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. SovereignFarm

    SovereignFarm Out Of The Brooder

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  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi there
    I am a breeder of show silkies.
    Your silkies are still too young to tell if roosters or hens
    you have to wait until at least 4 months old
    hope this helps.
     
  3. SovereignFarm

    SovereignFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, this is the first time I got silkies and I am used to being able to tell hens from roosters by this age. I guess I will have to be more patient.
     
  4. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no problem
    yes silkies take a while to mature.
    goodluck with them
    I hope they are both hens
     

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