Silkie beak colour

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cocoabean, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. cocoabean

    cocoabean Hatching

    May 11, 2011
    I have three white silkies, and they are around four months old, i cannot tell which is which yet but one of them has a redish beak with a reddish bump and the other two have blackish with a blackish bump. is there a way to tell the sex from the colour of the bump. I have two black ones as well and they are even harder to tell.

  2. dolly85

    dolly85 Songster

    Jun 1, 2010
    You cannot sex them by the color of the comb (the growth above their beaks). Silkies are supposed to have a dark comb and dark skin. If you post pics people can help you decide whether you have males or females.
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2011

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