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Do I have all hens??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Je33ieg, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Je33ieg

    Je33ieg Out Of The Brooder

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    So, I am very aware that silkies are hard to sex -- i have 3. I am almost positive that two are hens, but my third is a very iffy character. He/She tends to heard my other chickens (including my three Easter Eggers); He/She will have stand offs/staring contests with my dog and will ruffle its feathers at the dog as well. The chicken is around 6 months old now.

    What do you think?? The one in question is the solid white one. But feel free to give input on my splash (6 months old) and blue (8 months old) babies.

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  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    They all look like pullets to me but I have been fooled before by silkies I have had in the past. Until they lay or crow you never know is what they say.
     
  3. Je33ieg

    Je33ieg Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your input! They are so difficult to tell!
     
  4. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    I am thinking pullets also. But thats just a guess. [​IMG] Good luck! They are sure beautiful.
     
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