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Silkie Sexing Help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TwoChicksChix, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. TwoChicksChix

    TwoChicksChix Songster

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    Hey everyone,

    Normally I don't really have an issue sexing my Silkies at this age, as they start to show signs even younger for me. However, I recently got these two from a breeder and wasn't sure of their genders at the time. Now they are around 14-16 weeks old, as I don't remember exactly what the breeder said, but they are pretty much the same size as my other Silkie that is 16 weeks old.

    This is the first one:
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    This is the second one:
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    Thanks for any insight you can give me.
     
  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    All female, I think.
    Also, nice Satin and Satin frizzle Silkies :)
     
  3. TwoChicksChix

    TwoChicksChix Songster

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    Thank you, I thought they were so beautiful that I just had to have them, more unique colors for my Silkie breeding pens. Regardless of if one was a roo I plan to keep them both, but I am hoping they're females.
     
  4. homeschoolin momma

    homeschoolin momma Songster

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    Im thinking the first one might be a cockerel. I think im seeing streamers in the 3rd picture, but its kind of fuzzy. Pretty either way.
     

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