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What color is this?

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This chick's color is throwing me for a loop.  I'd appreciate any insights into what the color would be called or the genetics behind producing it. The breed is qaib hmoob hmong. 

Here it is as a baby. It's the white with the faint black striping. 

 

 

The wings came in surprisingly colorful, and sort of owlish looking. 

 

It has feathered in more (2 months old here), and turns out to have a rich pinkish salmon breast now too. The only thing left light is the head because there is still baby fuzz on top. If better pictures are needed let me know and I will try and get some tomorrow. 

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Definitely looks like a Wheaten base, maybe with other genes affecting it. Skin looks dark, is that breed fibro (dark skinned)?

100 something birds. 8 species. ♥ Norman ♥ Norma ♥ Misha ♥ and ♥ Taylor ♥ are my babies.
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100 something birds. 8 species. ♥ Norman ♥ Norma ♥ Misha ♥ and ♥ Taylor ♥ are my babies.
Visit Norman the Rooster's Thread Here!
Breeding Silkies, Malay, and assorted others. Studying poultry genetics and the Standard of Perfection. Caponization practitioner/advocate.
Working at The Poultry Palace in Placerville, CA. Come see us for started pullets, chicks, Bar Ale feed, & more!

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They are fibro, though this one is only single gene fibro. Some have really black skin like a silkie. 

Thanks! Does wheaten cause the salmon colored breast feathers or is that from it being modified by other genes?

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