Silkie help!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MikalaLee, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. MikalaLee

    MikalaLee Hatching

    Jul 7, 2016
    Ok, I know that Silkies are very hard to determine the sex, but I am seriously convinced I have a male! I got these 2 silkies when they were 2 weeks old and now they are about 13 weeks. Porkchop, (whom I believe is male) is much larger and has a very visible comb, waddles, and acts way different from all of my females. I realize that this does not make it a male but I was just looking for opinions :)

    I tried to get a few pictures





  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    It's not written in stone but, he has a thick comb and wattles showing - at this time I consider him a cockerel. If he suddenly lays eggs, I'll change my opinion. The other chick could be a pullet or just slower in developing roo traits.
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    At 13 weeks with that much comb and wattles, chances are good its a cockerel. But not impossible that its a pullet though. Not much help I know but I agree with you. For now I'm leaning towards cockerel too.

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