Silkies and mixes - gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tallyho, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are 4 of the 6 current babies:

    #1 white Silkie - 7 weeks - is this comb a bad sign? It's flat but wide. Tons of fluff on legs and feet. biggest of the silkies
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    #2 was black at one time now, partridge
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    #3 white silkie - will be very sad if this is not a pullet
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    #4 mix baby - 6 weeks - sporting the wild bird look
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    another angle of mix baby
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    Can we tell yet, who is a girl/boy?
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2010
  2. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mix baby is boy

    silkies are too early too tell but the partridge just says pullet
     
  3. chicken wild

    chicken wild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mixed is a roo.
     
  4. iluvmychicks

    iluvmychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's really to early to tell on the silkies my guess would be:

    1. Boy
    2. Girl
    3 Girl
    4. Boy
     
  5. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, that's what I thought. I know it's too early to tell with the puffs. The mix baby is so boringly colored right now but he kinda acts roo-ish. I have to get better pics to post of the 4th silkie and the 2nd mix baby, both of which seem girlish compared to the suspect roo-babies. Happy news on the 2nd white silkie.
     

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