Sexing Silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Niss, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Niss

    Niss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bird 1
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    Bird 2
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    And two new comers...anythoughts about these guys?
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    Thanks!
     
  2. cbrown86

    cbrown86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie 1 looks like our hen.
     
  3. Niss

    Niss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard they are hard to sex, but I just really want them to be pullets. Thanks for encuraging me in those thoughts!
     
  4. wdc1952

    wdc1952 Out Of The Brooder

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    Both Silkies appear to be NB (non-bearded) and the white looks to be a pullet and the dark or partridge looks like one too, but a better frontal pic will help out. The mulberry comb on a female will be very small in width in comparison to the males. Males will start having much larger wattles showing.
     

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