Silkie gender sexing question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Amy Carter, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. Amy Carter

    Amy Carter Songster

    Nov 10, 2017
    MA/NH border
    Hi chicken friends!
    My silkies are just a month old but I noticed some have wide combs and some have narrow kind of pointed ones. Is this very likely to be a male female difference? Pics below...

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  2. chuckachucka

    chuckachucka Crowing

    Mar 22, 2016
    Gendered comb differences can be noticeable in silkies from as early as one month, but often it takes longer. Males will develop wide, larger walnut combs. I have never seen a 'pointy' silkie comb like that though.

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