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Help with my silkies.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yagan, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. yagan

    yagan New Egg

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    Firstly this is my first post after sitting and watching for a year. Can someone with experience tell me if I have pullets of cockerels. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. yagan

    yagan New Egg

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  3. yagan

    yagan New Egg

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    Sorry should have said they were born 1st feb They show now wattle or comb
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking pullet on both of them.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    So am I. However, Silkies are very difficult to sex.
     
  6. Rowsdower

    Rowsdower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look pretty girly in crest and posture, but the one on the left looks a bit "big-boned", possibly indicating a cockerel. It is still VERY early to tell for a Silkie.
     
  7. yagan

    yagan New Egg

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    Thanks. Is there an age you can tell or do you wait for the crow?
     
  8. Rowsdower

    Rowsdower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can generally guess with some accuracy by about 4-5 months...but I am never 100% until I see an egg or hear a crow.
     
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