sexing laural & Hardy, could use a hand. Picture heavy silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by magsrags, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    OK, these 2 little silkies of mine are exactly 6 weeks old now. I took some good close up and side pics (I hope) so the folks knowing their silkies could maybe give me an idea of what they think please.

    1) First there is Laural. She has a black beak, comb & black eyes. She is the submissive one.
    2)Hardy has the light beak and lighter toes, pink comb. Acts like a boy I think.

    But......because silkies are so darn hard to sex I am looking for opinions please.
    Thanks for all yopur help.[​IMG]


    Now hardy:
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2008
  2. chickenboy95

    chickenboy95 Songster

    Dec 12, 2008
    se ohio
    well they are beautiful. i think that laurel is a little pullet and hardy is a little cockeral. very pretty. i like the third pic the best.
  3. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Franklin, NC
    I think hens, but I am no expert!
  4. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Songster

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    Hardy is definatly a roo, but Laural looks like she is getting streamers. She may be a late blooming roo, in the pic of them side by side they both look like roos.
  5. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    I say pullet and cockerel.
  6. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Songster

    Feb 20, 2007
    Winchester Kentucky
    Laural is a pullet, and Hardy is a roo.
  7. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    Quote:thank you, was awaiting your answer.:<))
  8. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    luarel is a hen roosters usually wont get that big of a top knot at that age but hardy is defently a rooster usually if they have a walnut comb and its red most likely it is a rooster
  9. tileman@prodigBird Raiser

    [email protected] Raiser Songster

    Sep 10, 2008
    the 1st one is a female and the second one is definatly a male. You have a pair. Looks like you could get some nice you out of the when they are older wthi some work.
  10. kinnip

    kinnip Songster

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    Funny! I have guineas name Laurel and Hardy.

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