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Silkie experts? Gender? Can anyone tell yet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mama24, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    GSO, NC
    I'm still holding onto hope that this is a girl, but s/he has huge tree trunk legs and a long neck. Signs that it may be a girl: first one to run up and gobble food when our rooster calls the girls for treats, not much comb development, although it is not flat anymore, no fighting whatsoever with any other birds in our flock. She's my first and only silkie, though, so I have nothing to compare her to. This is Snowball, 4 mos old. [​IMG] Sorry for so many pics, but I figure the more the better, I have no idea which angle is helpful with a silkie! lol


    Look at those tree trunks!
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Can't be positive, but looks like a hen to me. Silkies do have sturdy legs.

    (Although I am NOT an expert.)
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2011
  3. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    I say hen!
  4. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2011
    Mishawaka, Indiana
    I am not an expert, but she looks like my white silkie. So I say girl.
  5. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    GSO, NC
    Yay!!! Thank you!
  6. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    I don't know anything and I have 2 silkies but I say hen too.
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
  8. judial8907

    judial8907 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2011
    I think hen, Here is a pic of my black silkie roo if it helps


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