Silkie sex and color suggestions

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by quinn123, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. quinn123

    quinn123 New Egg

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    Hi, I have this beautiful silkie that is baffling us. We think it is a hen--nice round crest, no comb, no sickle feathers. But it is the same size as a couple roosters that are the same age. We are taking her/him to a show and was wanting some thoughts on the sex.


    Also the color....we are thinking black, but she seems to have a little light color under the feathers so we are on the fence whether she is a black or blue. Any suggestions would be great.[​IMG]
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    Age is 6 months. We had 2 obvious roosters that are the siblings.
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Silkies are one of the hardest breeds to sex. But judging by her overall appearance I'll say pullet.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Black Silkie pullet to me.
     
  4. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would help if I could see her tail. Right now I'd guess pullet though, despite her size.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    me too.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably a pullet. Her color is Black.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I used to raise Black Silkies and she definitely looks like a Black Silkie pullet to me. She's a beautiful bird. :eek:)
     

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