Sexing Silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ESbantams, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. ESbantams

    ESbantams Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a buff Silkie that is a year+ old. I thought at first that it was a hen, but the older it is getting that comb is getting bigger. I am thinking that it is a roo, but there are no streamers coming off of the crest. I need help from the experts please.Sorry for the amount of pictures.
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    Last edited: Jan 14, 2009
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I can't see the pics. [​IMG]
     
  3. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
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    me neither
     
  4. ESbantams

    ESbantams Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix the pictures not showing up? The first time I checked it the pictures showed up, but now nothing in appearing
     
  5. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    I always use the IMG codes instead of the http codes......
    maybe?
     
  6. ESbantams

    ESbantams Out Of The Brooder

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    I edited it, I hope it works this time. It worked for me. Can someone please let me know if it is working for them or not? Thanks.
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    That bird is a female.
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    ok now i see, and Yes it is a hen. [​IMG]
     
  9. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how can you tell?? I have a bunch of silkies and I have no clue what they are? Would a picture really tell you? I can take some. Or how do you know?
     
  10. Fox

    Fox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am not an expert, but it looks like a hen to me. The legs are shorter, the comb is tiny... no big wattles or anything like that. At a year, the rooster would have all of those things. She's a little beauty!
     

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