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Silkie Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bradybuck, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. bradybuck

    bradybuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Hoping these are hens. What do y'all think?
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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think that they are girls [​IMG] but I'm not an expert.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    both look like pullets but how old are they
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Pullets :)
     
  5. bradybuck

    bradybuck Out Of The Brooder

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    They should be around 16 weeks. Thanks for the replies.
     
  6. bradybuck

    bradybuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Also, they are the same age as a bared rock I have but are about half the size. Is that normal for the breed? They were advertised as normal silkies.
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    silkies are bigger than bantams but smaller than large fowl birds
     
  8. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are different silkie sizes and some are almost as big as large fowl and some smaller though the U.S. counts all of them as bantam.
     

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