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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Livlif2itsfulest, May 15, 2011.

  1. Livlif2itsfulest

    Livlif2itsfulest In the Brooder

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    Guess what Gender these are... hmmmm

    Buff Silkie #1

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    Buff silkie #2

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    Splash silkie #1

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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    None of hte silkies are anywhere near old enough to tell.
     
  3. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Silkies are very hard to sex.

    You can sometimes make guesses by the way they act.
     
  4. Livlif2itsfulest

    Livlif2itsfulest In the Brooder

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    really if you look close enough they have 2 different combs one has spikes and one looks as though up smooshed it spikes that is why I was hopeing... plus the splash they are the same age and one is huge and one is tiny... I just didnt know if that mean anything... they are from the same line... hmmm...
     
  5. smokeykk

    smokeykk Songster

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    oh, the spikes would most likely mean a silkie cross, because thats the start of a single comb, I have a silkie chick that has a single comb and also a silkie chick that has a silkie comb
     
  6. Justuschicks

    Justuschicks Songster

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    My silkies are 13 weeks old and I only know the sex of 1 for sure. I agree, they are very hard to sex. They are a breed that you really have to just wait and see. They are a late bloomer as well. The one w/ the single comb may be easier to tell sooner because you may get a quicker development and color change.
     

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