silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by snipercp, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could anyone hazard a guess on how old my silkie bantam is he has just started crowing well screeching but i know that doesnt help i got him from an auction with his two girls so am unaware of his age. sorry for the bad pics.


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  2. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    thats a boy... its hard to tell age, but I'm thinking he's probably 5 months old
     
  3. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If he has just started crowing i'd say 4-5 months but he could be a late bloomer. Hard to tell.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i would guess around 4-5 months
     
  5. socialsilkie

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    I'm 99% sure that he is between three and four months.
     
  6. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i also have a 4 month old wyandotte and both of them have started crowing in the last couple of days i think one (tried to crow) [​IMG] and the other just started to compete thanks for all the replies i had 5 months in my head aswell his comb has JUST started to change colour as you can see.
     
  7. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 silkie roosters started crowing somewhere around 4-5 months I think.
     
  8. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes i think that alot start around that age but they can crow at any age (within reason) for example if someone seen the chick on the raising chicks section
     
  9. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also when would he be sexually mature because i really want some fluffy chicks next year [​IMG]
     
  10. Shayna

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    This spring he'll probably be able to fertilize some eggs for you.
     

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