Help sexing my silkie

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by laurengeeves, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. laurengeeves

    laurengeeves Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking for some advice wether she is a girl or not, over 6 months old, no crowing, treding, eggs? Acts like a girl to me as she is very quiet and content! Thanks :)
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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

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    Looks like a little hen to me. Mine didn't start laying until around 6-7 months.
     
  4. laurengeeves

    laurengeeves Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even with the curly tail? :)
     
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    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Here's a slightly blurry photo of a rooster i had once, yours doesn't look anything near like a rooster.
     
  6. laurengeeves

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    Brilliant news then!:) we brought her as a pullet and have grown so attached and I couldnt bare to leave her, she's not fitting in with my flock and not eating and loosing weight, so we have considered making her a house bird, but that couldn't happen if she was a boy :/ but hopefully when she starts laying she will fit in!
    How old is your rooster in the picture? Thanks for your help :)
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I believe he was between 9-12 months, but he was certainly showing comb development long before that age.
     

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