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Unknown Age Silkie Chicken - Please Take a Look at Me!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cowtownchick, Oct 17, 2016.

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  1. cowtownchick

    cowtownchick In the Brooder

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    "Chicken" joined our babies last week and don't know an exact age or gender. Can anyone help? Many thanks in advance!
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Way too early to know. Silkies are the hardest breed to sex and you typically won't know until at least six months of age.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Ditto. And sometimes you cannot tell till they either crow or lay.[​IMG]
     
  4. Gwynevere

    Gwynevere Chirping

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    Looks to be a couple of weeks old, maybe a month.
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    I'd say 4-6 weeks old
     
  6. cowtownchick

    cowtownchick In the Brooder

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    Thank you all!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm getting a roo-vibe from it. The amount of comb for the size of the bird looks male to me. No guarantees, of course, it's still pretty early.
     

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