how to sex silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by scottfarm, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. scottfarm

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    have six really nice bearded silkies aboue half grown or better new to silkies. want to know how to sex them and how old will they have to be ?
     
  2. groundpecker

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    I sex silkies when they either crow or lay an egg. There is another method you can do at one day old, that involves looking in the chicks vent for a bump or no bump or something like that. You can find more info on youtube relating to vent sexing.
     
  3. It really depends, but i would post back in here when they are about 14 weeks [​IMG]
    Good Luck and Enjoy!
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