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help me sex them? silkie, oegb, & d'anver

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shadowsfate, May 3, 2016.

  1. Shadowsfate

    Shadowsfate Out Of The Brooder

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    I think they are all around 3 weeks, much too yoing for the silkie I'm sure but I wanted to include it just in case anyone saw any clues :)
    Silkie:
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    OEGB (I think?):
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    Quail D'anver:
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    Thanks everyone!
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have no clue about the Silkie, but I would say your OEGB is a cockerel and the D'Anver is a pullet. [​IMG] Cuties!

    ~Alex
     
  3. Shadowsfate

    Shadowsfate Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I thought that might be the case. Is the color/size of the comb on the OEGB definitely indicating a male?
     
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  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're welcome! [​IMG] I think it's more the color that makes me think cockerel on the OEGB, since my last 9 cockerels had combs like that at that age.

    ~Alex
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    They are WAY too young to sex accurately, especially the silkie. You, generally, can't determine a silkie's gender until it is at least 12 weeks old.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x2 and often with silkies not till 4-5 mos. of age, or when they crow or lay
     
  7. chickenzooo

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    I cant help with sexing but these chicks are so cute! :)
     
  8. Shadowsfate

    Shadowsfate Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone want to look at the D'Anver again? Here she/he is a few weeks later. She has some kind of splotchy color growing in, does this mean she might be a he or is it just because she is hachory quality?
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  9. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have no experience with D'Anvers, but it still looks like a pullet to me. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     

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