Male or female

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chantelnadams, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. chantelnadams

    chantelnadams New Egg

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  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    What age is the silkie?
    To tell we will need a full body picture of the silkie
    Thanks and
    :welcome
     
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  3. chantelnadams

    chantelnadams New Egg

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    11 1/2 weeks old. I have two and they began fighting today[​IMG]
     
  4. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To be honest
    I really am not sure about whether it's a hen or rooster,
    Silkies are one of those breeds that are hard to tell
    If there male or female untill atleast 4 months
    Maybe someone else might know
    Goodluck
     
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  5. chantelnadams

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    Thanks for trying!
     
  6. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok
    I hope someone else can shed some light on it
     
  7. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Overrun With Chickens

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    My guess is boy since it has a comb so early. You might want to try posting on the silkie thread for confirmation. :)
     
  8. jcarol

    jcarol Out Of The Brooder

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    I would guess make because of comb and the way the feathers on head seem to be laying towards the back.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That much comb at this young age is cockerel.
     
  10. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I said befour I am not sure what it is.
    The more I look at the picture I think rooster.
    The Silkie you have
    Looks like it has a roosters body shape
    So now I think it's a rooster
    Goodluck
     

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