a red silkie??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by americana-chick, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Songster

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    Is there such a color of silkie?? i was looking at mypetchicken.com and they say they are going to sell red silkies, i was wondering if anyone had a picture of a red silkie?
    thanks!
    ~Bri
     

  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

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    well... I've seen some red silkies.. the most commonly known ones anyway. and they were just dark buffs. but i have seen colored silkies for sure... my aunt ordered silkies from i think ideal one year and all of the silkies were, purple, blue, green, red, white, yellow, etc.. which im guessing they were dyed but the color never faded
     
  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Songster

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    Quote:So she still had silkies that where purple, etc.?! thats awsome! iam debating what color to order from mypetchicken.
    which color do you think i should buy?
    White, Partridge, Buff, Black, Red, Blue?
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Here is a photo of a red silkie. Yours could be a little lighter or a little darker...depending on the lines.
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  5. americana-chick

    americana-chick Songster

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    awsome! thanks
     
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  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    There is also the elusive bantam red silkies from the Netherlands floating around the US someplace, but they are very hard to find.
     

  8. americana-chick

    americana-chick Songster

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    mypetchicken says they have bantam silkies in White, Partridge, Buff, Black, Red, Blue

    What color do you all think i should order from my pet chicken?
    thanks!
    ~bri
     
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    Mypetchicken gets all their chicks from other hatcheries...If you ordered red silkies, they'd come from either Ideal, Meyers, or Rochester.

    Here's the closest I've had to a red

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  10. Master S.M.C

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    the may be a tad unusual but they are nice birds
     

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