Silkie / Polish Cross Chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MichyA, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. MichyA

    MichyA Songster

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    IMG_9820.JPG IMG_9823.JPG IMG_9824.JPG IMG_9828.JPG IMG_0031.JPG IMG_0032.JPG IMG_0033.JPG Hi everyone! I have a few beautiful little silkie/polish cross babies and was wondering if anyone could help me take a guess at their gender. I know it's probably too soon to tell, but it's fun to guess!

    They are almost 6 weeks old.
    Thank you!!
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    Much too young unfortunately. Both those breeds can be harder to sex until they are older, generally 3-4 months.
     
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  3. MichyA

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    Then I'll have to post updated pictures in a few months!
     
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  5. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    They are cute! The black & brown one is likely a pullet. I'm leaning pullet for the other two as well but less certain on them-- both breeds are slow to develop and reach sexual maturity.
     
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  6. MichyA

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    Thanks for the guess! All pullets would be nice. The orange one is larger than the other two and the comb is bigger on that one as well, but I think he/she may be a little older than the other two. The black and orange was the smallest when I got them.
     
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    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Yeah, I did notice that and that one's tail is a little weird but it just seems like a pullet. I get a much stronger cockerel vibe from the blue one and I'm not sure why. Maybe it's just the way it carries itself. Time will tell but I hope you get at least two girls.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    The orange one seems to have a small, narrow comb which for a silkie would indicate probable pullet, ditto for the black & orange, I get cockerel vibes from the blue one also,

    It is too young to be positive on either breed and together could be a real headache
     
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  9. MichyA

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    Thank you! I'll have to post pics once again in a few weeks. Maybe it will be more obvious when they are around 12 weeks.
     
  10. MichyA

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    Do these pics help??

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