What sex is this Silkie, 8-10 weeks old, pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickldymachias, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. chickldymachias

    chickldymachias Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, [​IMG]We received a rescued[​IMG] silkie from a friend the other day. best guess is 8-10 week old blue silkie. Is it a pullet or roo? Thanks for the help, this place is a lifesaver![​IMG]
     
  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
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    If it's comb is smooth it is a pullet, if it's comb is all bumpy or has a bumpy comb then it is a rooster.
     
  3. chickldymachias

    chickldymachias Out Of The Brooder

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    here is a few more pictures of her, comb feels smoothish
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  4. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    too young to tell with silkies, i've had some i was sure were girls and i can hear them crowing right now... the best way to sex a silkie for sure is when they start crowing or laying :)
     

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