Sexing my silkies!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CocoPopz, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. CocoPopz

    CocoPopz Chillin' With My Peeps

    275
    3
    83
    Jul 10, 2013
    Sheffield UK
    I have 3 silkie chicks, they're about 7-8 week, they might even be 9 week old, i also know one of them, unsure which is 1 week older than the other two,im not sure, anyway, I'm really struggling to sex them, although I think I have one roo and two pullets, I've taken some photos, someone help please, I'm new to this!
    Chick 1) [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Silkie 2)
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Silkie 3) this one has a small cut on his/hers beak, she/he was very wary of the camera, must of thought it was going to kill her/him haha:)
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2013
  2. lovepolands xox

    lovepolands xox Out Of The Brooder

    77
    1
    41
    Aug 2, 2013
    Scotland
    Silkie one looks like a hen. Silkie two looks like a cockerel and I'm not sure about silkie three
     
  3. CocoPopz

    CocoPopz Chillin' With My Peeps

    275
    3
    83
    Jul 10, 2013
    Sheffield UK
    Okay thankyou, tbh silkie 1 and two are nearly identical like in there face where as chick 2 I can point out from all 3 as that one is more dominent over the others, also stands higher, thankyou so much:)
     
  4. lovepolands xox

    lovepolands xox Out Of The Brooder

    77
    1
    41
    Aug 2, 2013
    Scotland
    It's okay I have silkies too so I knew roughly what I was looking for
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by