New silkies boys or girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Happyhenz, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. Happyhenz

    Happyhenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :/Hi all i got some new silkies today and im wonderinga re they boys or girls?

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  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    How old are they?

    I think #2 is a hen. #1 is tough. If it's older than 4 months than I say hen.

    Just my opinion...
     
  3. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you get full body pics of them?
     
  4. Happyhenz

    Happyhenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Happyhenz

    Happyhenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bump:D
     
  6. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    They both look like hens to me with their stances. It's difficult to tell by their combs at this age.
     
  7. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    It's so hard to tell with young Silkies. I usually tell people to wait 'till they're 6 months old-the ones that lay eggs are female.[​IMG]
     
  8. Happyhenz

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    there are 4 chicks in the pictures if that helps there are 2 white, one red and a partridge? maybe.[​IMG]
     

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