Sexing Silkies!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chicken0Boy, May 12, 2010.

  1. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    How are you supposed to sex silkies? I have no idea, and they all look the same to me!
     
  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post pictures, we can do it for you [​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I dont have any yet, but they are coming in 5-8 days!!!!!! I am so excited!
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:If they are chicks no one can help you:-( Silkies cannot EVER be sexed until they are at least 4 months old and even then they can still play mind games with everyone:-( Sorry...
     
  5. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can sex silkies pretty well if I get good pics [​IMG]
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:How old though???
     
  7. LeBlackbird

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    2-3 months [​IMG]
     
  8. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW! UI have to wait that long I dont have enough room in my coop though....what am I supposed to do?
     
  9. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You could always order pullets from mypetchicken. Otherwise, it's a waiting game...sorry.
     

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