NEED Help Sexing Silkie Chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Delta3013, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Delta3013

    Delta3013 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does any one have any suggestions on sexing a silkie chick??

    I have all ages, so any tips on any age will help.

    - Thanks....Delta
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post some pics - we love to guess!
     
  3. chicken-owner-31

    chicken-owner-31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto, pics! [​IMG]
     
  4. emzee

    emzee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's always fun to guess, but it's impossible to tell how old a silkie is until they're at LEAST 4 months old.
     
  5. Delta3013

    Delta3013 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are, and srry for not posting pics....my camera doesnt work, and my internet wasnt working.
    But I do belive the chick to be a pullet...(hope I didnt jynx myself....)
     
  6. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
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    I'm new and im really confused. How do you create new topics on the forum. I know this has nothing to do with the topic.
     
  7. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    I consider myself an expert on silkies but my last one fooled me. It wasn't until a rooster mounted it at 6 months before I knew it was a girl. [​IMG] Tell tale signs are: Round tails=girls, pointed tails=boys. Mohawk doo = boy, round doo = girl.
     
  8. emzee

    emzee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:To create a new topic you click on index at the top of the page and then scroll down to find the category that your topic is under. Then you click on that category and up at the top of all the posts you should see a yellow button that says "post new topic." Click on that, type what you want to say or ask, and click submit.

    Oh, and [​IMG]
     
  9. crazyforchicks

    crazyforchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought a few silkies from a lady last summer and she had a friend there that was helping us sex them, She told me to feel the front of their forehead to feel for their bump, if they had a bump they were roos if they had none they were hens. She guessed mine perfect, I thinks this works. [​IMG]
     

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