Silkie/SG Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AprilW, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. AprilW

    AprilW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas on these two chicks? I've had them since November and I believe they're about 4-5 months old.

    Chick 1: Silkie

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    Chick 2: Showgirl

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    *hoping for girls*
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2012
  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    I say # 1 is boy #2 is girl!
     
  3. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are you sure on the age? I wouldn't have guessed they were that old, they look more around 3 months old to me ?

    If the 4-5 months old is correct then I am seeing 2 girls.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i'm thinking both cockerels as i think i see streamers but i could very well be wrong
     
  5. AprilW

    AprilW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My age estimation is based upon what the breeder said when I purchased them. They may very well be younger, they do look it don't they?

    Well I will continue hoping they are girls. I am leaning toward the showgirl being a boy though because I've seen it use its feet to attack the other. I have never seen a hen do that before. But the silkie seems to have bumps where spurs may grow.
     
  6. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    the SG I would definitely think even at 3 months old if it were a boy it would have wattle growth already. with it being an SG and no beard, the wattles coming in would be obvious. I am fairly sure thats a girl.

    all my silkies have spur bumps, they get them around 2-3 months old, just a tiny bump almost reminds me of a pimple. lol And my silkies all chest bump and fight too, my hens are meaner than my roosters are sometimes!
     
  7. Juss511

    Juss511 Out Of The Brooder

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    #1 girl #2boy
     

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