help me sex silkie

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silverteen

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help me sex silkie
« on: October 24, 2012, 11:33 »
i have a blakc silkie chick, only one that htched from 3 eggs, its now around 15 weeks old, and im still not 100% sure what sex it is, some days i think its a hen another a roo?!

heres a pic, sorry for poor quality


any ideas? the feathers at the neck appear to be a almost golden colour which i havent sen on my black hen.

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Spana

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Re: help me sex silkie
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2012, 16:22 »
For me thats a hen :happy:


Edited to add, had a look through my Silkie photos and now think cockerel, sorry :(
« Last Edit: October 24, 2012, 16:33 by Spana »

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Chookiechook

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Re: help me sex silkie
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2012, 19:10 »
I would put money on a cockerel.... I always judged it on if I could see eyes!!!  Hens seem to get more droopy headgear that pompoms it way over the eyes :(
I love Pekins, Polands and Seramas :) and eggs!!!

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Re: help me sex silkie
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2012, 21:44 »
Looks like a cockerel- a stunning one at that!



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