Take a look -black Silkie

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rebecca in FL, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Rebecca in FL

    Rebecca in FL Out Of The Brooder

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    About six months old - not crowing, nor laying eggs. What do you think, there are small wattles.

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  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not very experienced with purebred silkies but it looks female to me. Are you sure she's not started a sneaky nest somewhere?
     
  3. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty little pullet about ready to lay.
     
  4. Rebecca in FL

    Rebecca in FL Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh yay :) I have a white bearded Silkie, so I've been a bit thrown off by the non-beard. I know it took my white one about 7 months to start laying and she is a *very* occasional layer (like one egg a week - but I love her, she's sweet and funny). She went broody and just had her first hatch this weekend (my white Silkie), so she's enjoying her time showing the little ones everything they need to know in life.
     
  5. Rebecca in FL

    Rebecca in FL Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG, I came home from work yesterday (Monday) and she had laid her first egg!!!!! So egg-cited for her :) !
     

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