gender of buff silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Phage, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    These 2 buff silkies are about 11 weeks. Any ideas on gender?

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    lighter

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    both
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  2. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

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    Looks like two pullets to me!
     
  3. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Thanks Jen. Hope so but looking that them I have NO idea.
     
  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    girls
     
  5. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2 [​IMG] Congrats
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    looks like all girls Phage--got any boys to go with them?????
     
  7. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:By 12 weeks my chicks already looked drastically different...also in foot size, I noticed [​IMG]

    Here are some pics:
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  8. featherbaby

    featherbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You lucky duck!!! I have been raising 5 buff Silkies on my table indoors...pampered beyond reason, too, I might add. And I think I have 5 boys!!!!! I'm tired of losing at "Roo-lette" every time I get babies! Arrrrrggggghhhh!
     
  9. upintheholler

    upintheholler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe you have a pair nice color by the way.Where did they come from if I may ask?
     
  10. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Quote:They were from a BYC auction from Kelar silkies. She has them for sale all the time, and are often great value.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=347626

    Great seller. I bought 2 lots from her, each time she sent 18 eggs (not 12) . Eggs had great fertility, and hatches were 7 and 8 with lots of chicks with high vaults getting to 21 days and just not hatching (no surprise there). Sad but overall great for shipped eggs. Toes were not right on several though if you care about that.
    Which one wold be the boy, dark or light one?
    Thanks!
     

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