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Sexing Silkies????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by erijn5, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. erijn5

    erijn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    South Central IL
    Here I go again!!! Impulse buy at an auction...bought 3 silkies. They are so very cute and fitting it great...small problem I have no clue how to sex them. They all look alike. A girl told me I got 1 roo, 2 hens. The one that was suppose to be the roo was not a roo according to one of my other roo's. So now I'm wondering if I got all hens..
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    Thanks
     
  2. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    Quote:Lucky you if you did get all hens........unless you wanted roos, I guess.

    Post some pics!

    I can't tell silkie sex very well, but I like to look a silkies!

    And smart silkie sexing people are sure to chime in soon.
     
  3. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post pics if possible; many of us love the Silkie sexing guessing game.
     
  4. erijn5

    erijn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    South Central IL
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    here is all of them...hold on more on the way!

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    There you go! Help me out! [​IMG] But I still need to know how to sex them....for future buying purposes [​IMG]
    I like I need anymore, REALLY IMPULSE BUYS GET ME EVERYTIME!!!
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2009
  5. erijn5

    erijn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    South Central IL
    Quote:Your pic is toooo cute!! These are our first, another stupid question, these seem to either not know how to fly, or can't, or maybe even won't.....is this normal....I'm wondering if they weren't kept in a cage and a large pen is a new beginning! [​IMG]
     
  6. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    Ahhhh they're so cute!
    Nice colors!

    I thought silkies couldn't fly?
     
  7. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    looks like 2 hens and 1 roo to me. How old are they?
     
  8. hobbychick

    hobbychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you know which is which and how come they can't fly?[​IMG]
     
  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I look for comb size and crest depending on the age. If the crest is spiky it is most likely a roo if the crest is more well rounded and like a pompom that is a pullet.
     
  10. erijn5

    erijn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    South Central IL
    Quote:Didn't say....sale barn special [​IMG] ya get what ya get I'm sure! True or not! [​IMG]
     

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