calling the lords of sexing...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by technodoll, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. technodoll

    technodoll Songster

    Aug 25, 2009
    Quebec, Canada
    Get yer minds out of the gutter, this is a "G" rated post! [​IMG]

    Got two 8-week old silkies from the breeder yesterday, she didn't know what sex they are but hubby and I vote "roo" for both of them... dunno, just a hunch as they already have tiny combs and their head feathers seem to go back as opposed to fluffy?

    Or could it go either way at that age?

    Lindsay the bearded peep:


    Arthur the non-bearded peep:


    The jury is OUT!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2009
  2. Maureen&chickens

    Maureen&chickens Songster

    Jul 25, 2009
    I'm no expert but my guess is the top one may be a hen. Looks a lot like my Nifty who turned out to be the only female in our flock. I'd have to go with roo on the second one though. Good luck!
  3. Shannon's Chix

    Shannon's Chix Songster

    Apr 30, 2009
    N.E. Florida
    Don't know for sure but want to see if I'm right...I say both roos.

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