Silkie hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by angie_02, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. angie_02

    angie_02 Chirping

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    Hey all, just wondering if there’s any more experienced silkie owners than I am that have any idea how to sex the young ones! This little ones about 7 weeks now. If anyone has any thoughts please share!
     
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  2. angie_02

    angie_02 Chirping

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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    7 weeks is just to young to sex Silkies. Post pictures around 5 months of age.
     
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  4. ReseisCL16

    ReseisCL16 Songster

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    Aww, what a cutie! Sikies can be hard to sex when they're that young. I simply wait for an egg or a crow.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    looks like a lot of comb for such a young bird
     
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