Help with Silkies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Gerardi, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. Gerardi

    Gerardi Out Of The Brooder

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    I am wanting to get a pair (or 2 [​IMG]) of silkies. I contacted a lady today who has 75! But they are only 2 months old. Is there anyway i can sex them to make sure i get a pair. I dont want to end up with 2 roos ! Please Let me know any tricks! Thank You!
     
  2. JLS

    JLS Love my feathered babies!

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    The only way to be sure is to wait until the Silkies are old enough to crow - which can happen from as young as 3 weeks on up. So I would wait a bit longer. Then you'll be sure to get what you are looking for.
     

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