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Sexing my silkies.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenkeeper13, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. chickenkeeper13

    chickenkeeper13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello!
    I need some help, my silkies are about 4 -5 months old they sometimes fight, the white one, the buff, and partridge. Please help and give it your best guess on which ones are roos and which are pullets.
    Thanks, chickenkeeper13
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  2. Animal lover342

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    First three pictures are hens definitely.
     
  3. chickenkeeper13

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    Including the buff? How can you tell?
     
  4. chickenkeeper13

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    I also would like to mention the fact that the buff is roughly 3-4 months and is slightly smaller than the other silkies.
     
  5. Animal lover342

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    Because it doesn't quite look like they are developing their comb or waddles yet. I could tell my two new silkies apart when they were only a few months old because of the size difference and the rooster was developing his comb more than the other one
     
  6. naightengale

    naightengale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    first two roos thrid hen head tuffs on first two lay backwards.(roo) thirds is allover and fluffy female.... check there ears BRIGHT blue are roos black to dark blue hens.
     
  7. chickenkeeper13

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    so is there still hope in my buff being a boy? As the breeder that I got it from said she was certain of it. And she really does know what she is talking about. And thanks for the advicice I will definitely check there ears. How long until do u think they will develop there comb and waddles?
     
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