Silkie sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lhynes1478, Jan 1, 2018.

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  1. Lhynes1478

    Lhynes1478 Chirping

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    This is my 12wk old partridge silkie. Still have no clue on sex. Still has female coloring on wings (barring) and not red covering.. but obviously that could change. What do you guys think? E228CDA6-6BC2-4DAE-9505-2B3A2B9EC60F.jpeg f 8F5FFD96-6E7A-44F1-AF0C-CAE4E724B673.jpeg ECDFFB2A-FE79-436F-BCCB-93E57C5D144A.jpeg F0C73535-365F-4DBA-9D5E-7017A8557E24.jpeg 6DEC7356-9848-40E5-A45F-490255B3ADF4.jpeg 23EF9B10-FE47-4C5B-A41B-BAFE56911A3F.jpeg 356A15ED-56B3-42CF-9A62-CDE8597921E6.jpeg
     
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  2. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Can you get a picture of the front of the comb please? I'm leaning towards cockerel.
     
  3. Lhynes1478

    Lhynes1478 Chirping

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    Yes! Just added one!

    Thank you
     
  4. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Hmm. The crest is making me think cockerel, but the comb could go either way. Maybe you should wait a few more weeks. That's how Silkies are, sometimes they are easy, sometimes not. If I would guess, I'm going to guess its a late blooming cockerel, and it's comb will get bigger and redder in a few weeks. But I could be wrong.
     
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  5. Lhynes1478

    Lhynes1478 Chirping

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    I’m really curious because in the silkie group someone sent me these: E9A8ECCA-A32D-4206-9A77-2EBAC515E5AA.jpeg F6B81886-07DA-4ED0-AD80-82B765A92610.jpeg for partridges only. And I’m curious how accurate it is because I think my partridge is a roo too lol.
     

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