I think my he may be a she

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silkie7777, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. silkie7777

    silkie7777 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 silkie chickens together and I really thought 2 were roosters, they are about 8 months old. Today I collected 4 eggs. I checked the coop at 6 last night (no eggs) and by 9 this morning I had 4. Is it possible that they can lay 2 within a 12 hour range?
     
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, but the second one would most likely be a soft shelled egg unless they were egg bound the day before. Check the vents of the chickens, you'll be able to tell a huge difference between a layer and a non layer.
     
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  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Pictures of the birds would help. At 8 months, I can't always tell gender on my birds.
     
  4. PimentoPlymouth

    PimentoPlymouth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics please would make it easier to help you out
     

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