Silkie Pullet or Roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kimmi500, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Kimmi500

    Kimmi500 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All,
    I bought my first Silkie today. The owner said he/she is to young to sex. From everything I have read, this breed seems to be very difficult to sex. This young one is 12 weeks old. I am hoping some of you out there that know Silkies can give me your opinions on the gender of my new chick :) Thanks for looking!
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  2. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sex? Ahem.........your chickie says that's personal...... [​IMG]
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    cockerel
     
  4. Chickenlover20

    Chickenlover20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a Cockerel.
    I have 3 Silkies Bantams hens, they do not have a comb like yours have.
    My Silkies Bantams are SOOOOOOOOOOO BOSSY to 2 of Nankins Bantam roosters. haha.
     
  5. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards pullet. Its non-bearded, non-bearded hens have bigger combs and wattles. I just got rid of a little non-bearded cockerel around the same age as yours, and his comb and wattles were much bigger.
     
  6. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Ralph Moyer

    Ralph Moyer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cockeral
     

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