Wat sex are these silkies

Melmba

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I have 1 pure white silkie - assumed male

1 mixed minature silkie crossed with god knows wat
Last 2 pics is the minature, i have 2 of these (only 1 in picture) one of them is laying eggs no idea which one
 

Trisseh

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A bit more information may help you get some opinions. :)

how old are they? Can you get close up pics of their combs, from head on? As mentioned, silkies are notoriously difficult to sex. :)
 

Melmba

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The pure breed silkie is 7 months old but the minature cross i have no idea possibly 12 months
 

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Last 2 pics is the minature, i have 2 of these (only 1 in picture) one of them is laying eggs no idea which one
There are no first generation crosses in these photos.. as first generation Silkie crosses will NOT be Silkie feathered.. So if their is a cross.. it's either second generation to a Silkie split.. or just a different color.

The only male I'm seeing in the photos is the blue-ish boy in the background.

The little white non bearded Silkie.. is female. Cocks show their gender quite readily in most cases!

The larger white bearded one.. head looks all female.. get a side standing shot.. similar to the blue guy.. to look for saddle feather confirmation. :)

What makes you think cross, out of curiosity? Maybe there is something I'm not seeing.. But what I do see is two Silkie females.. one bearded and one not bearded. And yes the non bearded one.. doesn't conform to any color variety in the standard of perfection that I'm familiar with.. but still Silkied. So maybe just not pure for color.. White, can hide many things underneath.
 

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