silkies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Justino, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    how can u tell the sex of a silkie? they seem like they would be alot harder to tell!
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 10 Years

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    The girl silkies have bigger lips
     
  3. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Songster

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    Justino, I have 2 white silkies that are 16 weeks old now, and I still have no idea what they are.
    From what I've heard, they are one of the hardest breeds to sex.

    Here's my original thread if you're interested:

    www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=28028
     
  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    Hey !! if it crows its a boy,
    if it lays an egg then its a female,
    If it crows and lays eggs, then its a"transexual" I dont deal with these certain types of chickens but "purplechicken" might sujest something??
     
  5. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Songster

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    i think they are the easiest for me! the males crests develop a slight bump very early. They also seem quieter as very young chicks, until they start to crow....

    I have indeed, perfected the art of the Silkie-sex. [​IMG]
     

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