Is my Silkie bantam a bearded and it is a hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kay48, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. kay48

    kay48 Just Hatched

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    This is Jazzie my red silkie bantam. Can anyone tell me if it"s a bearded silkie and if it is a hen?
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks to be bearded, but its hard to tell from the pic. It's too young to accurately sex, but based on the combs width, I'd guess it was a cockerel. I wouldn't get rid of it based on that guess though, Silkies are very hard to sex.
     
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  3. kay48

    kay48 Just Hatched

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    Oh no matter if it's a hen or roo I'm keeping it. I am just eager to know lol
     

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