Silkie pullet or cockerel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LongRanch, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. LongRanch

    LongRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel right now. 13.5 weeks old, still just peeping. What do you think?

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  2. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no experience sexing Silkies. Just wanted to say WOW, that's a beautiful bird! :love
     
  3. LongRanch

    LongRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG] Her name is Daffodil. If she ends up being a rooster we'll change the name to Dill. The kids just love her, she's such a funny little thing.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I want to say pullet BUT, nagging suspicion it is a cockerel. So difficult to sex silkies. I will say it is one the prettiest silkies I have seen in a long time.
    Just gorgeous bird.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel at this point. The comb seems awfully large for a pullet at that age. I would repost pics in another month or so to tell for sure.
     
  6. LongRanch

    LongRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :) I am hoping it's a girl, but if it's a cockerel, oh well. :)
     
  7. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd also guess cockerel, looks like its got streamers starting to pop off the crest.
     

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