What sex is our Silkie chicken friend?

Andim

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Hi! My husband and I are new to this and have a ~14 wk old Silkie chicken. We thought s/he was a female but found out recently that the place we bought her from doesn’t doesn’t actually sex their silkies. We can’t have a rooster so could use some help sexing her/him.

I think I heard her crow a few days ago, but didn’t get outside fast enough to confirm for sure and haven’t heard any crowing since.

Here are some pictures. Thoughts?
 

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Chookchicken

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He looks like a cockerel. What looks like streamers (the short kind), and a big comb. Of course Since Silkies are hard to sex you won’t know for sure until he lays or crows.
 

cherrynberry

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Hi! My husband and I are new to this and have a ~14 wk old Silkie chicken. We thought s/he was a female but found out recently that the place we bought her from doesn’t doesn’t actually sex their silkies. We can’t have a rooster so could use some help sexing her/him.

I think I heard her crow a few days ago, but didn’t get outside fast enough to confirm for sure and haven’t heard any crowing since.

Here are some pictures. Thoughts?
Male
 

LadiesAndJane

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There is no doubt about it, this gorgeous splash Silkie is definitely a cockerel.
Sorry. hope you can find a new home for him. He really is beautiful.😊
 

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