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What Age Can You Tell If a Silkie is Male or Female?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by WildCochinReba, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2016
    And how can you tell the difference between a Silkie pullet or a cockerel? Thanks! (My Silkie is about three weeks so to early to tell)
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    if it crows or lays an egg[​IMG] sorry not funny, males when they grow in their poof it will look crazy, a female will have a tamer more rounded poof, males obviously will have a bigger comb but that isn't always easy to see if you don't have a female as well to compare.

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