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Silkie Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by IvoryPaige, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. IvoryPaige

    IvoryPaige New Egg

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    My silkies are 14 weeks today. Can anyone tell the sex of these?

    The first is a Buff Silkie. He/she doesn't have the puffy head:

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    This is my other Buff Silkie:

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    This is my Partridge Silkie:

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    Thank you!
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I'm guessing all hens. Can't really tell with the partridge one though.
     
  3. LittleYellowOne

    LittleYellowOne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is the first buff a pure Silkie? It seems odd that it doesn't have even a small top-knot...

    The second buff is a cockerel I think... I think I'm seeing some streamers...

    And the partridge I'm guessing is a pullet... but I can't really tell too well at that angle...
     
  4. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three are female. The first one appears to be result of a Silkie cross bred back to a Silkie. She should make a wonderful broody hen.
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three are pullets.
     

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