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Was told these are silkies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kombertini, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. Kombertini

    Kombertini Out Of The Brooder

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    They are extra fluffy and have fuzzy 5 toes. No clue how old. You can see that square of tissue paper for comparison. From what I've read it's hard to tell gender with this breed.
    Anyone have a clue? Or do I need to wait to tell and if so how long? Any help would be appreciated. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  2. Casper101Popcor

    Casper101Popcor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Look like Buff Silkies to me.
     
  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Those are indeed Silkies. They'll probably be sexable at 4-6 months of age but some may not be sexable until they crow or lay.
     
  4. Kombertini

    Kombertini Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyway to tell how old?


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  5. Casper101Popcor

    Casper101Popcor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe 2-4 weeks?
     
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  6. Sherloki

    Sherloki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think 4 weeks is more accurate and at least three weeks, my two are almost two weeks old and still have the baby fuzz.
     
  7. Casper101Popcor

    Casper101Popcor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Haha, I agree. Better safe than sorry [​IMG]
     
  8. Kombertini

    Kombertini Out Of The Brooder

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    Update!!!

    Pretty sure I have a boy and a girl. The head hair, leg size, body size are different between the two. They are about 2 months now.

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  9. Elky

    Elky Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not sure you probably wont be able yo tell for sure for a while yet
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Need to see them with face forward and crest pulled back to show comb - how old are they now?
     

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