I need to double check my Silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dravus, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    I haven't been here long I know but I'd like some advice from the lovely people here if it is possible to help with sexing my Silkie chicken...I already suspect it's male based on it's posture while growing up and it's general habits...but I don't know for certain.

    if anyone can lend a hand that would be lovely

    I will be reposting the photograph of my Tobi here and will provide further photographs as requested

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    Thank you in advance for assistance
     
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  2. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    How old is it?
     
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  3. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    Tobi was hatched on the 31st of Jan this year....makes it nearly 2 months old
     
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  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Still to young to sex very accurately. Looks like a pullet to me from this picture.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Comb seems big at this age - jury is still out
     
  6. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Kinda iffy. Can you post pics again in another month p,ease?
     
  7. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    Here's Tobi again...not excatly a month later but looking a lot more fluffed out

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    Tobi even has those blue markings behind the ears too
     
  8. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Looks like a pullet
     
  9. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    well I had Tobi out for a cuddle eariler on...got a quick indignant sound before a short while later getting that silkie purr while giving plenty of strokes and neck rubs.....I think I have a happy chicken
     
  10. Sutherlandfarms

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    Gosh what a gorgeous chicken! We are enjoying watching our little silkies grow they are a week and a day today
     

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