Play... Guess that gender! (White Silkie)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tiffany24, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. Tiffany24

    Tiffany24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I have a 4 week old white Silkie. I know it's still early but what do you think? Hen or Roo?

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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    I tossed a coin and it landed tails , so its a pullet. [​IMG]
    Have you possibly turned chick upside down to check??? [​IMG]

    Don't get mad at my HUMOR,,,, By the way.. ONE BEAUTIFUL CHICK [​IMG] 20 years ago I had a few silkies. Got them as adult chickens rather than baby chicks. Super Docile.

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  3. Tiffany24

    Tiffany24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, your right it would be about as accurate as tossing a coin! [​IMG] I wish I had more to compare it to but it's the only Silkie. I'm hoping this one is sweet.
     
  4. 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 some not till they crow or lay. If it HAS to be pullet, the best thing is to buy point-of-lay or a laying hen. Cuts out all the anxiety and worry about rehoming a cockerel.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    BTW front views are important showing the comb
     
  6. Tiffany24

    Tiffany24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm hoping it's a hen but if not no worries.
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  7. Birdmaster8

    Birdmaster8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am no expert at all but I would guess it's a rooster :p
     

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