Silkie boy or girl. Can anyone tell?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by romien, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. romien

    romien Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my 2 babies. I got them from a breeder just last week and they are my first silkies ever. I know it is hard to sex these guys when they are so young, but I am hoping someone here might be able to tell. The breeder thinks that the gray one is a male due to the blue on his cheeks.
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  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are both pullets because they have a fairly tame poof on top, but the blue on the earlobe is not an indicator of a male there are plenty of females that have the coloration on their ear. Oh and welcome to BYC.
     
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