Trio silkies getting festive

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Stef82, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. Stef82

    Stef82 Chirping

    Jul 19, 2012
    Bucks County, Pa
    I took it upon myself to take a few pictures of my 10 week old silkie chicks. Let me tell you, that was HARD! They kept wanting to run to my camera or my hands. I was able to get a few good shots, but man was this a pain! lol I still love them! Wish I knew which ones are girls or boys. I gotta wait another 5-10 weeks till I hear crowing or they lay eggs. But I have a good feeling the lightest chick is a rooster due to it's size. But I could be way off.

    This chick below is the lightest one and this one was harder to control. He/She kept walking to my daughter.

    Chick #2. This is the best picture taken out of all of them.

    Chick #3

    Chick 2 & 3 together.

    I just love silkies! Fun birds to own and breed!
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2012
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Take your finger and run it over were their comb should be.... If its real flat feeling then more and likely it's a girl. Also look at the feet...males often have more boyish bigger feet, hehe. Also start looking for long Spiky feathers in the topknot for boys. Very cute babies
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Silkie teenagers are so funny!
  4. Stef82

    Stef82 Chirping

    Jul 19, 2012
    Bucks County, Pa
    I can't wait to take pictures if them when they are 15 weeks old.
  5. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Crowing

    Aug 28, 2012
    Planet No
    X2! Love silkie teenagers! [​IMG]
  6. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Crowing

    May 3, 2011
    Magic Birdie land
    So fluffy :D

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