Sex these 9 and 10 week olds for me please....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cove View Farm, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. Cove View Farm

    Cove View Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    this is a nine week old black silkie we call Shady
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    Shady again
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    My Golden Polish Buckwheat- he/she is 9 weeks old
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    my white silkie Powder-9 weeks
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    my 10 week old RIR that's supposed to be a pullet
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    and one of four silver penciled rocks... they all look exactly alike and I think they are girls.. but am not sure.
     
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  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    FYI... Even the most professional silkie breeders have a hard time sexing them until they are 6 month old or more...

    and the rest look like pullets to me.

    (although now that I look at it, that white silkie is showing a "roo-ish" beginning of a comb... so its possible but not certain until he/she is older)
     
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  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    No clue on your silkies or top knots.

    Your RIR looks like a pullet but does have really big feet!
    Your SPR looks like a pullet. Nice large hens give big eggs.
     
  4. Cove View Farm

    Cove View Farm Out Of The Brooder

    Quote:That's what I thought... that they are really slow maturing compared to other chicken breeds...
     

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