Silkie chicks, male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lukedavidbate1, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. lukedavidbate1

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    Hi guys, I have 3 Silkie chicks all 7/8 weeks old. All were supposed to be hens but I'm pretty sure the tall one is a little roo any suggestions x
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies are extremely difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age- sometimes not even till they crow or lay eggs. At this tender age, the best you can get is wild guesses. I would like to see front view so I can see the combs on them. Did they come from a hatchery or breeder? They certainly have tons of feathering.
     
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    x2. They sure are cute!
     
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  6. lukedavidbate1

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    Thanks guys will take some pictures in the morning. The tall one which I think is a roo has defiantly got a complete different personality then the other two. Always running around trying to get into everything, the others are more layed back x
     

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