Please help me sex this 14 week old silkie!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wondergirl, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. wondergirl

    wondergirl New Egg

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    I thought my silkie was a cockerel until I went to pick him up today and I think he did a submissive squat! Ideas on the pictures?[​IMG]
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  2. Hatching

    Hatching Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a male to me but then again silkies are very difficult to sex
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I would take it for a male too...sometimes bottom of the pecking order roo's will be submissive, but I also agree an egg squat is hen behavior.

    Silkies can be very frustrating to sex...I guess wait until crow or egg on this one.

    Lady of McCamley
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, but Silkies are extremely hard to sex, so I could be wrong.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm also thinking cockerel.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Cockerel.
     

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