What gender are these 3 silkies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clemsonchicken, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. clemsonchicken

    clemsonchicken Just Hatched

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    I know it's a guess at this age(3-3.5 months) but I was wondering if anyone had a guess.
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    Thanks for any input! I am a newbie to BYC so sorry if I did something wrong!
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    3 1/2 months is quite young. But they all look like cockerels to me.
     
  3. clemsonchicken

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    Thanks for your input, #2 has less wattle development than the other 2 but all seem to have large combs and the feathers above thier crests point back. Is this what u based ur opinion on? Thanks for the guess!
     
  4. Gray Farms

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    Comb, crest, and general shape of the head.
     
  5. clemsonchicken

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    Ok. Thanks!
     
  6. Gray Farms

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    Need to wait another month or so to be sure though. I could be totally wrong. Silkie are difficult when young to sex.
     
  7. clemsonchicken

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    Ok. I'll update in a couple months.
     
  8. drumstick diva

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    Out to pasture
    looks cockerel-ish
     
  9. clemsonchicken

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    Thanks, I bought 6 1-2 week old silkie chicks and these 3 survived...I'm sure the other 3 that didn't survive were my pullets![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

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