Need help sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Oisin, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. Oisin

    Oisin Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking to buy these to introduce new bloodlines into my flock and would like to know what sex they are many thanks

    [​IMG] partridge silkie 7 weeks old

    [​IMG] black minorca 7 weeks old


    [​IMG] mix of birds 10 weeks old
     
  2. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry i wouldn't have a clue but I've heard silkies are hard to sex even at the age of the ones you have got pictures of. Also it is very difficult to see each individual birds faces and what not so i hope an expert silkie determinator will come along :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies are very difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they crow or lay. Are these hatchery silkies?
     
  4. Oisin

    Oisin Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the replays what about the black minocra's are they too young as well?

    No these are not hatchery silkies a person not far from me just breeds them I think all together there might be 15 for sale I just thought they where nice looking birds to introduce in to my purebred Silkie flock I just don't want all roosters
     
  5. Oisin

    Oisin Out Of The Brooder

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    I just to know there sex to be sure before I buy them
     

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