Silkie help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ashdoes, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. Ashdoes

    Ashdoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Silkie babies are 14 weeks, and I would really appreciate some help figuring out males and females. Any thoughts?

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  2. sandovaljose214

    sandovaljose214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures are to far
     
  3. vanita

    vanita New Egg

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    U can only tell by looking at the comb. U will have to take pics of the combs.
     
  4. Pozees

    Pozees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Head-on shots showing the combs would definitely help, but if I had to guess I would say pullet pullet cockerel cockerel pullet just based on shape of crest. Have to get @Aoxa to look at them, she is excellent at this game :)
     
  5. Ashdoes

    Ashdoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought having the head and neck visible would be good enough.
    Face shots would be hard, because they are brats and do not listen. :)
     
  6. Pozees

    Pozees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL Yes I am familiar with the problem :)
     
  7. Pozees

    Pozees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and I see I skipped the middle one between the two I would guess male, I think that one is a pullet as well, but like I said, pure guess.
     
  8. Ashdoes

    Ashdoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really trying to remember when I knew with my first three silkies. I just remember, one day I knew for sure I had two males and a female.
    There's really no rush, since we don't have any plans for them right now.
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    3 & 4 are girls. The rest look to be boys, but may not be... I find males get that blue ear lobe early compared to the girls
     
  10. Ashdoes

    Ashdoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ahhhhh! I just told my husband that it looked like we had a lot of boys. I guess I need to inspect combs? Thank you Aoxa.
    Can you believe it Judi? Goodness.
     

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