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

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

    Dec 21, 2007
    how can u tell the sex of a silkie? they seem like they would be alot harder to tell!
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    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:
  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
    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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