What sex are my silkies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlady02, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. chickenlady02

    chickenlady02 Just Hatched

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    Hi guys. I would really appreciate some help sexing my silkies. I'm hoping these photos are good enough. They are about 3 months old. [​IMG]

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    Both brown and white have made the "egg song" noise. Black lives inside and doesn't really interact much with others but when he/she does the white and black seem to stay together. The brown is a cross breed,, not 100% sure what it's cross bred with as we got them from a "chicken breeder" who apparently has other chooks there as well. I would really appreciate some help.
    Thanks
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Can't see the black one good because its head is down, but from what I see I would say you got 3 pullets.
     
  3. slkyldy4evr

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    White one I would say female but do you have any pictures with better lighting
    Buff (orange) one is male
    And need a better picture of the black one one to know
     
  4. slkyldy4evr

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    Even when if the buff one is a mix, if he was a female (assuming it's a male) his comb would be way smaller.
     
  5. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I was thinking female because of no wattles?
     
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  6. slkyldy4evr

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    my silkies tend to get combs at a young age then start to get wattles around sexual maturity.
     
  7. chickenlady02

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    Hoping these photos are better!
     
  8. slkyldy4evr

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    Black one probably a pullet
    White one is a pullet
    Buff one is a male
    Your chickens are beautiful
    Silkies are amazing
     
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  9. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

    The splash is a pullet, the buff is a rooster, and the black one is a pullet.


    Welcome to BYC!!!!!!!
     

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