Silkie Sexing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by grumpycupcake, May 25, 2019.

  1. grumpycupcake

    grumpycupcake Chirping

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    Here’s a challenge for y’all that I’ve been dying to figure out.

    This silkie named Bowie is around 2.5 months old now and i’ve wondered whether its a boy or girl
    i need expert opinion because ive never had a silkie before this!
    lmk if you need any more specific angles
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  2. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    Is it just me or are the pictures not showing? :idunno
     
  3. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    I don’t see pics either...
     
  4. grumpycupcake

    grumpycupcake Chirping

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    Sorry! I accidentally hit post before i added the pictures, right when i stubbed my toe :hmm
     
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  5. BreanneRN

    BreanneRN Songster

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    I think it is a cute little pullet, but Silkies are notoriously hard to sex and can surprise you...
     
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  6. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    I'm going to say pullet
     
  7. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    X2
     
  8. Virginia and James

    Virginia and James Songster

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    In my experience, even at this young age, cockrels have developed longer, streaming feathers in their topknots.
     
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  9. grumpycupcake

    grumpycupcake Chirping

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    Ah well, i was hoping for at least one rooster in my flock but i guess it’s all pullets this time!
     
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  10. BreanneRN

    BreanneRN Songster

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    Dang, wish you weren't so far away, I would give you one of mine...
     
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