Sexing silkies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Denisejmdk, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. Denisejmdk

    Denisejmdk Out Of The Brooder

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    At what age can silkies be sexed?
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on who you ask, most say from 4-8 months, some will say until it crows or lays and egg! do you need help sexing a silkie?
     
  3. Denisejmdk

    Denisejmdk Out Of The Brooder

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    I am a new chicken owner and was curious. They are only 10 weeks old.
     
  4. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say its a stretch, but chances maybe someone could sex them? There can be some obvious signs of early roo's ^^
     
  5. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    I raise silkies. I usually get mine DNA tested for sex very young. it's a simple feather test. however over the years I've learned some things that can tell the sex. if you can post some pics of the head, comb, and tail I might be able too help out.
     

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