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How to sex younger silkies and polish bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenniferlamar70, May 3, 2016.

  1. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkies are not big enough yet bit I'm wondering what to watch for? I have heard they can be hard to sex. Also I got 6 straight run bantams. 3 are polish. What can I watch for? I'm hoping for Adleast 1 roo out of the bantams and silkies. Thanks for your help..
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Watch the comb/wattle growth. typically, roosters will grow a bigger comb/wattles. Let me know how you make out with he silkies. I've been in debating buying some straight run :)
     
  3. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try to remember to update. They are only a week old so we have a long ways to go lol
     

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