Three buff silkie pullets

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BamaChicken, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    These little girls are now 6 weeks old and have nearly feathered all in. I just took pics of the the girls but the boys are nice too. All clear. No dark feathering at all. I wish I had had a better place to pose them but they are round little fluff balls
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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Gorgeous! I want them. How do you know already that they are pullets?
     
  3. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    Quote:Are you sure they are girls? The one on the right looks "rooish" to me!
     
  4. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    They are girls. I look at the build, their featthers on the head grow all the way down to the beak. No comb visible. I will have to take some pics of the cockerels tomorrow so you can see the difference. Now I am not saying that on all silkies at this age you can tell but some you can. So far I have never guessed a pullet wrong. I have guessed a cockerel and it turned out to be pullet. I have hatched a lot chicks. Sometimes it is very hard to tell this early
     
  5. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    Pure evil... all of those balls of fluffy lovliness... I am transfixed and mesmerized by their wickedness...Make the madness stop... [​IMG]
     
  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    They are very nice!! I now have 3 buff silkie chicks and I hope all 3 are girls as of now I am over ran with roos and don't have to heart to rehome any...LOL
     
  7. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Did you ever put me on your list for eggs this spring??? I think I contacted you in August. [​IMG]
     
  8. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love them all but the Buff ones just make my heart go PitterPatter. Beautiful little Buffs, Julie.
     
  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Those are sweet little buffs. Good job Julie! Buffs just have a way of stealing your heart. [​IMG]
     
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    They look really neat! I can't wait until the ones you sent me for Bammony hatch. They come out of the turner tomorrow.
     

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