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 In the Brooder

    Jun 27, 2010
    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 Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    I don't see any spurs remember silkies have 5 toes on each foot.. [​IMG]
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    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 Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    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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