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can someone tell if my silkie she is a he??? I'm brand new to chickens!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brittlyn4, May 18, 2016.

  1. brittlyn4

    brittlyn4 New Egg

    May 18, 2016
    We just started with chickens, and my daughter really wanted a silkie, so we got her one. It's only 5-6 weeks old, and I know it's difficult to tell, but it's beginning to get a bit of a red comb, so I'm wondering if this is normal for silkies, or if it's most likely a rooster. Anyone have any ideas???[​IMG]
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  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2014
    Pacific Northwest
    Reminds me a lot of my 2 little cockerels sadly, though hatchery stock is a lot different from show stock babies.
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    If that were one of my chicks, I'd tag it as a cockerel.

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