? About Silky Coloring

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by EliteParamed, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. EliteParamed

    EliteParamed Out Of The Brooder

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    Have been offered a pair of Buff Silkies who are about 1.5 years of age. My question is about their coloring; they are 'light' Buffs opposed to the deep 'reddish' colored Buffs. Is it a DQ for the Buffs to not have the deep rich reddish coloring?

    Thank you!

    Cheryl
     
  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    Buff needs to be consistantly buff all the way down to the skin. Too often, you see a nice buff bird, but if you move the feathers, you see that the underfluff is almost white. That is not a good buff color and will be marked as so at a show.
     
  3. EliteParamed

    EliteParamed Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Thought it best to post a picture of them so maybe I could get a little more insight. [​IMG]

    Cheryl


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  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    He doesn't look buff. Can you take some more photos--profile & also looking at the camera?

    Is her tail twisted like that or is it the wind?
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, definately not buff. Interesting color though. Do you have any better pics?
     

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