Little Fuzzy Silkie Boy or Girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Edmondson152, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. Edmondson152

    Edmondson152 Out Of The Brooder

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    This bird is about 8 weeks old. It's feathers on the head are starting to sprout out bit i'm not sure if it's just getting longer due to age. Any guesses on sex? I know it may be too early to tell.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is too young to tell, especially since it is a Silkie. Many times, you don't know a Silkie's sex until it either crows or lays. However, I don't see any obvious cockerel traits in it (yet).
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It's too young to tell for sure (Silkies are extremely hard to sex). I'm leaning towards pullet for now, because the comb isn't that large yet.
     

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