sexing silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by realsis, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Hi folks I'm looking for some opinions on the sex of these birds. The more opinions the BETTER!! They are 8 1/2 weeks old. This is the only pic I have so hopefully you can guess from that. What do you guys think?? Im thinking that the buff on the far right is female not sure about the middle buff or the silver partridge. What do you all think??[​IMG]
     
  2. CraziChic

    CraziChic Out Of The Brooder

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    I would need more pics... and closups of each. Sorry. '[​IMG]
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Darn this is the only pic the breeder sent me. they aren't home yet but will be soon. Was hoping I could get a guess from this pic. The far buff is the only one I'm pretty sure is female.
     
  4. RockerHen

    RockerHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too young to tell. Accurate guesses can begin to be made at closer to 4 months.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, its a little young to tell. So far, none of them look particuarly roosterish.
     
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    They are adorable!

    Nothing particularly boyish in any of them yet :)
     
  7. Mickey Lou 04

    Mickey Lou 04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It can be so hard to tell, whenever you get them some close up photos would be better. But with silkies it can be hard to tell. In a few more weeks it should be easier to tell,
     

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