New silkie chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by knboulay, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. knboulay

    knboulay Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought two silkie chicks from recent poultry show was told they were a couple weeks old but they are two different sizes and i have no idea on breed or sex, can anyone help out??
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  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's sorta hard to see, but it looks like you have 1 white silkie, and 1 lavender silkie
     
  3. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    The smaller one is white, the larger one looks either a light blue or splash. No idea on sex, as it takes months to sex Silkies.
     
  4. knboulay

    knboulay Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys, anyone have a guess on age, i know its hard to tell but it looks like they are in an awkward feather stage but i cant really find any information on it
     
  5. Dylan's Silkies

    Dylan's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The splash/blue looks like about 6-8 weeks old and the white is about 3-4 weeks old.
     
  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Dylan's Silkies :

    The splash/blue looks like about 6-8 weeks old and the white is about 3-4 weeks old.

    I agree.​
     

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