Is this a spur on my Silkie? She is supposed to be a she!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tracy and the Girls, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. Tracy and the Girls

    Tracy and the Girls Out Of The Brooder

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    I tried to get a good pic - my Silkies are about 7 weeks old. - How can you tell a Roo with all those feathers.
    I asked the Hatchery to sex them and paid for that - I know its not a perfect science. however, my
    daughter is devasted b/c we are not to have Roos in our neigborhood. UhOh.
     
  2. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any spurs remember silkies have 5 toes on each foot.. [​IMG]
     
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    That's just the 5th toe. At 7 weeks even the boys don't have spurs yet. Unfortunately there's no good way to tell on Silkies until they get older.
     
  4. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too young to have spurs if male.. Need to pm me with close up of full face and pics of full body- Standing up. I will let you know if male or female.
     

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