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Sexing my silkie bantam.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by moni07, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. moni07

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    No idea if this will work, never done this before but i'll give it a shot.
    Silkie 16 weeks, boy or girl?
     
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  2. moni07

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    Am I right in assuming no 3 is a boy?
     
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  3. BantamLover21

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    Silkies can be tricky to sex, but she looks like a pullet to me.
     
  4. moni07

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    BantamLover, your talking about the grey one right? Did you see my pictures of the 2 white ones?
     
  5. Wyandottes7

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    Silkie #1 looks like a pullet, and so does #2. I think that #3 is a pullet as well. But, Silkies are hard to sex, so I'd post more photos in a couple more weeks for another opinion.
     
  6. moni07

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    Yes I had heard that but I just think they are so cute with all their fluff, that I decided to take a bit of a gamble and chose 3 that I thought were girlier out of them.
     
  7. BantamLover21

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    I hadn't, but I just looked. I'm thinking pullet on all three of them.
     
  8. moni07

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    Thanks, it'll be interesting to see. I'll post some more photos in a couple of week.
     

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