Silkies - What gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ilovelove, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. ilovelove

    ilovelove Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are two more of my silkies. They are 11 weeks old now. Im thinking the splash one is a male and im hoping the white is female but im not really sure. I'd appreciate some second opinions!

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    Last edited: Jul 31, 2011
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards cockerels on both, but not 100% positive on the white.
     
  3. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white is a girl, the splash is a boy. [​IMG]
     
  4. De

    De Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white is a pullet..
    The blue is a cockerel..he may have came from splash but he is blue...
     
  5. ilovelove

    ilovelove Out Of The Brooder

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    Is he a blue? He has changed colors so much! When he was a few days old he was all white. I bought him thinking i was getting 2 white chicks. Here are a couple pics of him


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    around 3 weeks
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    Im happy to hear that most people are thinking the white is a pullet. So far 3 out of 4 have turned out to be roosters.
     
  6. De

    De Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks blue as a chick...yes he is blue....
     
  7. ilovelove

    ilovelove Out Of The Brooder

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    so strange. i had blue chicks too and they looked completely different. doesnt matter either way, i have to rehome him since he is a rooster. im still learning all the colors too so its interesting to see the variations. thanks for the info!
     
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