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Silkie Sexing, Any help accepted and wanted??!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Batesy, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. Batesy

    Batesy Out Of The Brooder

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    Recently purchased Silkie, i have no clue of the sex but, it was supposed to be one of pair, the other clearly a male but,i'm not sure how old it is or what the sex is?please help?i have had 2 other so called pullets, turn out to be cockerals and its is really becoming a annyoing trend.Any help would be great?

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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2009
  2. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with that slikie. They all look alike to me.

    The buff cochin is a hen.
     
  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Looks like hens to me if I had to guess. I haven't had Silkies though and would just be guessing on that one. The buff looks pretty feminine though.
     
  4. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Cochin looks like a hen to me.

    How old is the Silkie? I thought a hen until I saw the last picture. But, they are very hard to determine the sex. The tail look rather pointy in the last photo. I have several with the pointy tail and I assumed they were Cockerels, but mine are only 2 months old.
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    The silkies are 1 hen 1 roo.
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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