HELP!! How can you tell!? [[SILKIE EXPERTS PLEASE!!]] *PICS ADDED*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TinyTotsSeramas, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Can someone post a picture of a BEARDED Silkie chick and a NON BEARDED Silkie chick please!
    I really dont know how to tell if mine will be bearded or non bearded. PLEASE HELP!

    TIA
     
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  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    It might be easier if you posted a pic of your chick in question. [​IMG]
     
  3. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:I only have pics of them when they were like a week or so old. would you be able to tell by then? Or would I need to get updated pics of them?
     
  4. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Chick #1 (believed to be roo)

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    Chick #2 (believed to be hen)

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    Chick #3 (believed to be hen)

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    Chick #4 (new chick only 1 week old)

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  5. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Im not asking if their roo or hen Im asking bearded or non bearded! their not this young anymore! I havent gotten any new pictures here lately!
     
  6. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    I may not be of any help here as I am new to Silkies myself. But from what I see, and again, I may be all wrong, they all look non-bearded to me. [​IMG] I'm quite sure someone will come in and correct me! [​IMG]
     
  7. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    Chick #1 is bearded. Chick #2 looks non bearded in the first pic then bearded in the second. Chick #3 doesnt look bearded. It may just be very small. Chick #4 looks bearded in some and non bearded in some too. I think they are all bearded but they just aren't too big.
     
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  8. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:As soon as my daughter wakes up from her nap I'll go up an get updated pics of them. Right now their gong through their ugly stage and have alot of pin feathers right now.
     
  9. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Updated pics from today.. probably a very bad time to tell if bearded or non because their just getting their pin feathers in on their head, neck an backs..


    Chick #1 (assumed roo also largest of the 3)

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    Chick #2 (assumed hen)

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    Chick #3 (assumed hen also smallest of the 3)

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  10. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    Chick #1 is definitely bearded. Chick #2 is sparsely bearded. Chick #3 does really look bearded to me.
     

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