Questionable silkie please help Now w/RECENT PICS

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mrsfoote, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    So i've posted many pictures of my questionable silkie who we deemed a girl. So she is molting really bad right now and is 27 weeks....She hasn't crowed hasn't laid and egg but today I noticed 2 very small tiny little pink wattles. She has no comb to speak of so is it still safe to assume she is still a she.

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    [​IMG] Still getting new head feathers..molting really bad
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    [​IMG] You can see the new little wattles coming in
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    Last edited: Oct 16, 2010
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    I would lean toward yes, but personally I never even attempt to sex a silkie until it crows or lays...unless it has a huge comb.
     
  3. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    alright she's the one in my avatar if that is any help .

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  4. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Anyone Else?
     
  5. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say she too going by the pics, a roo would be more than likely crowing now, what is she/he like behaviour wise? this can also help somewhat in determining gender I have found, any very recent pics that you could post would be great, really sweet looking bird in any case [​IMG]
     
  6. newham0614

    newham0614 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say rooster. My girls don't have any combs and big hairdo's. From what i understand, silkies take a while to mature. Cute boy
     
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I am going to say pullet - 27 weeks is almost 7 months - pinkening of wattles could mean she is getting closer to POL.

    Course - I do not have silkies [​IMG]
     
  8. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the streamers on the head indicate roo, sorry...
     
  9. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

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  10. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's a girl. My girls look basically the same (without the beard and they are partridge)
     

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