Boys or girls? Have no Idea..

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenni22776rn, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. jenni22776rn

    jenni22776rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know silkies are very hard to sex...I have tried to look at many pictures of silkies but I can just not determine...how old before they can be sexed..or is it one of those things when they crow then we know?[​IMG]
    [​IMG]This is my bearded silkie Sammie...a little bigger then my other one...
    [​IMG] This is Hoover( she eats like crazy and name seems to fit) she is a non bearded...
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    I just can not tell..not even a guess...they are just so fluffy and have a diffrent personality than my other chickens..I find myself just watching them waddle around..[​IMG]
     
  2. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here

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    I'd guess the first is a roo? [​IMG]
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    The first is a roo. Not sure on the second, silkies are so hard, but leaning towards pullet.
     
  4. bullyforme

    bullyforme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG the tufts on their heads is adorable...WANT! But...sorry can't help you... I have four 5 week old bantam ameraucauna mix chicks and I still can't tell a bit. I've heard with bantams & silkies you just have to wait.
     
  5. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to see picture of the whole bird just standing there. Then, perhaps, I could give you a good indication of what you have.
     
  6. jenni22776rn

    jenni22776rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok..I will take some if I can get them to sit still long enough!
     

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