Silkies Sexed

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ErikaSmit, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. ErikaSmit

    ErikaSmit Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 silkies which we got in a straight run... Is there a good way to tell the difference between a boy and girl? They are about 2 weeks old now and they still all look the same!!
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Not until they are quite a bit older than two weeks.
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies are very difficult to sex until someone crows or lays an egg. They are one of the hardest breeds to sex.
     

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