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white silkie's age and gender. help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bluefeather2697, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. bluefeather2697

    bluefeather2697 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi guys, i bought a cute white silkie today, she is classified as a pullet at the store. just wanna make sure.
    they also don't know the age of this silkie. :confused:

    i'm really hoping for a pullet! i want a chicken to brood my leghorn eggs in the future! :fl

    she's still peeping by the way. :jumpy


    Breed: White Silkie
    Gender: any guess?
    Age: any guess?

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  2. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say age maybe 2-3moths, just a guess.
    Age for gender, s/he is pretty young to tell but its comb look kinda big and the feathers aiming back on its head make me wanna say roo, but I'm no expert and silkies are very confusing to sex.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the wideness of the comb and the swept back look of the creast make me think cockerel but with silkies its hard to tell gender
     
  4. bluefeather2697

    bluefeather2697 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any more guesses? im really hoping for a pullet. :fl
     
  5. ontimeborzoi

    ontimeborzoi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It just *looks* like a male....
     
  6. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Well, its a Pet Quality silkie, which makes it even harder to sex. I had a definite hen once whos comb was bigger than the definite roosters! I'd say wait a while, until sickle feathers grow in or it lays an egg.
     

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