Silkie...boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redturtle, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. redturtle

    redturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2010
    stanardsville, va
    i have been reading that it is very hard to sex silkies...but i thought you could give it a shot
    this is the only silkie i have presently...i may end up w/ a couple more i am liking them so much

    Meet Thunder @ 9 weeks old

    as usual if you need better pics just let me know...i will probably have to let another month go by before you can actually tell i am thinking
    but thnx for your guesses

    ETA: sorry didnt realize the pic was so blurry...may try for another tmw just so you have something to guess
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2010
  2. DeAnna314

    DeAnna314 Out Of The Brooder

    May 31, 2010
    Fayetteville, NC
    Between 9 and 12 weeks my silkies changed ALOT. Feel free to see them here: for comparison. Watch for the waddle and for what happens with the crest on top. The ones we think are girls have a more rounded crest and no waddle or very small waddle. Only one crows still so we are not positive what we have either but I so see interesting changes in them all each day.
  3. Griffinsong

    Griffinsong Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    Looks female to me, currently, though the picture is somewhat blurry.

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