Silkie Experts...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by wegotchickens, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    ...I need assistance!

    1) Do female Silkies get spurs?
    2) Can it take a full year before a female Silkie starts to lay?

    Thanks!

    Guesses on this bird:
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    Same bird, getting blown dry after a bath while the cat looks on in horrified disgust...

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  2. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    NY
    I would say with the size of that comb You have a Rooster
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  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Yep I agree. That dark black is a definate roo
     
  4. TB1

    TB1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like TWO roos to me!
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  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Looks like a boy to me too, how old is it?
     
  6. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    He's a year old this week...
     
  7. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Looks like a roo...
    Our white Silkie took almost a year before she laid an egg... I had given up on her! I think it was 10 months...
     

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