How can you tell if your silkie is a roo or hen?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by peafowlmom, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. peafowlmom

    peafowlmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one I have is about 6wks and is getting red colored bumps above the beak. Does that mean it is a roo?
    Thanks Happy New Year
     
  2. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies are very...hard to sex sometime you wont be able to sex them till they are 6 months or older u can always post a pic and people can guess what you have but it would only be a guess as they are to hard to sex at this age!
     
  3. peafowlmom

    peafowlmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks, I'll have to have my husband take a picture for me . I do not even know what color it is. The chick is grayish with darker gray spots
     

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