Silkie Sexing!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kherokee, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie 1: suspected female
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    Silkie 2: Suspected female

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    Silkie 3: Suspected male
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    How old? They both look like females to me, but silkies can be hard to sex when young.
     
  3. kherokee

    kherokee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three are now 2 1/2 months old. It may be too young to develop streamers but I wasn't sure!
     
  4. Frizzlett98

    Frizzlett98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. They look like pullets. I used to have a white Silkie rooster. Here he is only about 1 month older than yours when I took this picture. Hope it helps!
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too soon and I like silkies facing forward with crest held back to see full extent of comb. Also natural standing profile.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets to me, for now.
     
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