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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 10:57 am 
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I brought 5 little silkies at 1 week old. Now about 12 to 14 weeks old ( got them approx late Nov -early Dec) the brown one made what I thought was a crowing sound and I think 4 out of my 5 are boys :cry:

I thought the black and white were roos because of the slicked back hair they have always had, but the brown one which is my fav has made a funny noise which my son thinks is a crow.

I know its hard to sex with silkies but any help is very much appreciated
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:55 am 
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first is male
second 2 pullets
rest all male.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:25 pm 
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agree with chookster

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:38 pm 
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INDEX updated. :)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 4:59 pm 
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Thankyou, :thanks:

:mrgreen: 2 hens are better than one!

:hmmm: Now do I keep the black roo or the brown one?

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:19 pm 
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Just thought I would update..... 4 are boys. The second pic is the only girl which my 3 1/2 yr old named Ellie

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:43 pm 
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Thanks for the update.

One pullet is better than none and the reputation of Silkies as being tricky to sex remains intact. :P


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