Silkie question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by smoon, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my 12 week old silkie. I have read they are nearly impossible to sex, but there are maybe a few traits to look for? Does anyone have any guesses as to whether my silkie is a hen or a rooster? Also, what is this color called? Thank you! I sure hope it's a hen!

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    The streamers off the back of the crest indicate he is a cockerel. He is blue in color :)
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    blue but, to me is not exhibiting enough gender traits to decide sex
     
  4. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you both. I'll just have to keep waiting! :) my others this age are actually crowing! No crow from this one yet and she doesn't walk as "proudly"/ upright as the others. I appreciate your thoughts, I'll find out eventually!
     

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