1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

What Gender Am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RLeschnik, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. RLeschnik

    RLeschnik Out Of The Brooder

    10
    0
    22
    Feb 10, 2013
    Bargo
    Hi everyone,

    Just wondering what your thoughts were on one of my partridge silkies. Not sure if its a cockrel or a pullet. Very interested to know what he/ she may be. Photos are from days old to three weeks which is the most current photo that i have.


    [​IMG]
    Three weeks old.

    [​IMG]
    One week old.

    [​IMG]
    A few days old.

    Thankyou for your time.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    9,279
    723
    321
    Apr 11, 2011
    Tn
    Still too early to tell. Silkies are tough! I saw you had also posted this on the Silkie thread and everyone told you they thought it was a rooster. I would completely disregard that, for now.
    One thing you can watch for, since its a partridge, is feather color (they boys and girls look different, which allows partridges to be sexed earlier than other colors). The girls will be a nice, even brown and the boys will have more red/mahogany patches.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by