Silkies hatched early May, gender unknown

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by agehling19, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. agehling19

    agehling19 Out Of The Brooder

    10
    0
    30
    Jun 1, 2016
    Hellooo,
    I have a few questions about my silkies! I have one black, and one white. I bought them straight run, and they were hatched early May. Attached I have a few pictures of the silkies. Does anyone know if the comb devolopment on the black silkie means a cockersl? Thanks! [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    83,564
    11,976
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Much to early to give a creditable opinion. Silkies are among the most difficult breeds to sex before 4-5 mos. of age & often not till they lay or crow.

    It's also better to show comb from the front
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    84,499
    3,807
    646
    Jun 15, 2012
    Washington
    My Coop
    A little young to tell, but the Black one looks like a cockerel and the white one a pullet (so far).
     
  4. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

    4,549
    741
    286
    Mar 1, 2015
    Florida
    Black= cock That crest is so slicked back :lol:
    White= pullet
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by