What color Silkie is this? And what sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SecretHavenFarm, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. SecretHavenFarm

    SecretHavenFarm In the Brooder

    Oct 1, 2009
    Shadow Hills, CA
    I have a new chick hatch, and I am not sure what color it is. All my chickens are silkies but I have never seen a color like this. It is black all over with the white around ther eyes


    I was also wondering if there was anyway to judge is this chick is a rooster or hen yet. Its feathering on the back of its head is pointy. I thought I read somewhere that that is a good indication of it being a rooster? I cannot see any kind of comb yet.

  2. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    Not sure on the first pic but the second looks like a cockerel so far.

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