Sex my Silkies-Please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by spencer creek, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. spencer creek

    spencer creek Out Of The Brooder

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    My how they've grown. It's funny when you look at them in the brooder and then you take a pic and they are a different sex than you thought.

    Let's hear your input on sex and quality. They are 8 weeks old. My guess, 1, 2, 3 pullet, 4 roo.

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  2. cochin44

    cochin44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a hen to me. If it was a little bigger I would think it be a roo.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Look too young. Silkies are one of the hardest breeds to sex and it almost seems like they can change gender at times [​IMG] You may want to wait a little long... about another 4 weeks should be ok.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    1,2,3 look like pullets and 4 looks like a rooster. Also, they look pretty good. #4's neck looks too long. Also, they should have feathering down the whole length of the middle toe. They look pretty good. Good job keeping them nice and white. [​IMG]
     

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