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

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    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

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    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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