sexing baby silkies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lisa lees, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. lisa lees

    lisa lees Out Of The Brooder

    I have three baby silkies and I'm not sure but I think 2 of them may be roosters I really hope not because I already have one really aggressive maran rooster and I really don't think he is willing to share his yard are his hens he does not play well with others my question is is there really any sure way to sex baby silkies are is it just a bunch of guessing
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are your Silkies? Its difficult to sex Silkies until they get to be at least 14 weeks of age. Many times, you won't even know for sure until they either crow or lay an egg. But if your Silkies are 10+ weeks, I would recommend posting photos of them in the What Breed or Gender Is This? section of the forum. People there may be able to guess as to the sex of your Silkies.
     

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