Help!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Princess Fluffybutt, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. Princess Fluffybutt

    Princess Fluffybutt Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys I'm new to chickens I have a bit of a mix of different breeds all hens but I have one silkie that I don't know what sex it is any guesses I'm still hoping for hen I'm not 100% of age I was told about 10 weeks just starting to get her feathers on top of her head I'm hoping she gets a pompom cause I like the look of the fluffy silkies I have been told different things like sometimes that fluffy top stuff early means a rooster some say when they crow or lay an egg that they are to hard to sex I'm not allowed roosters where I live so I have everything crossed she is a hen.
     

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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. Princess Fluffybutt

    Princess Fluffybutt Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi thank you I will
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It's generally very difficult to sex silkies before 4-5 mos. of age, and sometimes not till they crow or lay eggs.
     
  5. Princess Fluffybutt

    Princess Fluffybutt Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been told that a lot lately I don't know much about them I'm still learning it doesn't help when the lady I got it off lied to me & said it was sexed that it is a hen cause I can't have roosters where I live
     
  6. spd500

    spd500 Just Hatched

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    We were told we would know for sure when they either crow or lay an egg , so far that has been true for us
     

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