Boy or girl. 10-11 week old silkie. Please help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chookguy, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. chookguy

    chookguy Out Of The Brooder

    43
    0
    32
    Jan 30, 2016
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    836
    76
    131
    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    Sexing silkies is tough, but I'd say it's a male because of the wattle size at 10/11 weeks old.
     
  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

    2,309
    725
    276
    Jun 23, 2013
    Hilo, HI
    Wattle is big but the puff is rounded, hummmm? Don't see streamers & she more "round than tall"...I'll guess pullet and hope you let us know if you get an egg or crow :)
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    20,957
    4,214
    421
    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Cockerel, and I usually can't tell with silkies. That comb and those wattles are just too well developed too early for a pullet.
     
  5. chookguy

    chookguy Out Of The Brooder

    43
    0
    32
    Jan 30, 2016
    I really hope it's a girl.Hope you are right
     
  6. chookguy

    chookguy Out Of The Brooder

    43
    0
    32
    Jan 30, 2016
    It's official. I heard a clear crow this morning.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by