Silkie roo or hen?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by booli, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. booli

    booli Hatching

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    Hi, I am booli and I have 3 silkies in Western Australia. I have been struggling to sex one of them and hence I found this site! Looking forward to getting to know my fellow chicken friends!!
     
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  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy neighbour [​IMG] Welcome!

    You could try posting a picture on the What Breed or Gender Forum: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    Or on the Silkie Thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/297632/silkie-thread

    I hope you enjoy BYC. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  3. booli

    booli Hatching

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    Thank you so much!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings, booli, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Best wishes! :)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    It's nice to have you here!
     
  7. booli

    booli Hatching

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    Thanks everyone! [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    G'day Booli, glad you joined us at Backyard chickens. Silkies are very difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age., and sometimes NOT till they lay or crow.
     

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