New to Owning Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mod1313, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. Mod1313

    Mod1313 Out Of The Brooder

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    I currently have 6 Chickens 4 Silkies 3blue and 1 paint and 2 black Copper Marans. One Hen and One Rooster. My chickens are 13 weeks old and they are doing great. I am looking to see if anyone could tell me what they think my silkies will be male or female. I can post pics
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Mod1313, and :welcome! Great to have you with us!! Best of luck to you and your flock!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! sumi has pointed you in the right direction, good luck!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    :welcome
     
  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site! [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]silkies are difficult to sex. Usually a breeder will not sex them before 4-5 mos. old. But if you posted photos on "Silkie thread," as it is called, I'm sure they would give you their best quess.
     
  8. Mod1313

    Mod1313 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I have posted some photos on a thread so we will see, thanks again
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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