What gender, I hope female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brains, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. brains

    brains Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 silkies, 2 of which are obviously roosters. The other 3 I hope are female. Can you help me out? 6 months old and still no eggs.
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  2. Chickie-chan

    Chickie-chan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not familiar with silkies, but I think that if you're positive the other ones are male then it's most likely these ones are female or you would have been able to tell with the other ones.
     
  3. tobit

    tobit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive never owned silkies, but this definitely looks like a hen
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both birds look like hens.
     
  5. Lady Chickadee

    Lady Chickadee Rocky Top Silkies

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    They both look like females. Silkies take from 6 months to a year to start laying. Mine usually take 6-8 months to start.
     
  6. brains

    brains Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all of the quick responses
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