Sexing a silkie - My theory

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rainnotebook, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. rainnotebook

    rainnotebook Songster

    Oct 19, 2009
    Northern AZ
    How in the world do you sex a silkie? From my search there is only one way and thats waiting until they crow or lay an egg. Which kind of sucks. [​IMG] But I was wondering if they have color on their face (blue) then its a boy? My male silkie has blue on his face, and some of my 3month olds have color and some done. So I'm wondering if the males have color and the females don't?

    This is my first time with silkies so I have no idea if females get color. Though my friend was given a pullet and sure enough that one didn't have color on her face. Any suggestions on this?

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