Silkie help!!!

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

  1. MikalaLee

    MikalaLee New Egg

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    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 :)

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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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