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Any Idea what colour these Silkie chicks are?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bckyrdchknluvr, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hens that these little guys came from are white bearded and the Roos are Buff bearded Silkies.
    I also got 16 smutty buff chicks out of this batch
    These little ones are 3 and 5 days old
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  2. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's tough to see, but they both have black spots on their heads.
     
  3. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like they could be partridge
     
  4. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool. Thank you.
     
  5. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Debbi

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    They look a lot bluer than my Partridge chicks. Blue Partridge maybe??
     
  7. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome, I guess I'm definitely going to have to keep those two. I have 9 others to choose from as well, but they are mostly buffs (although some have grey spots on their heads). I definitely think these two are the most interesting.[​IMG]
     
  8. Elite Silkies

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    They could be a blue partridge. Blue partridge is my favorite, I think they are gorgeous. This is my blue partridge girl to give you an idea of the color.

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  9. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this is an old post but, yes my one does now appear to be a blue partridge. I can't keep roos though, so he is going to a new home Friday. Might even get some of his babies next spring.

    PS. Elite, your hen is just gorgeous. Her colour is amazing.
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2011
  10. Elite Silkies

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    Quote:Thank you, I really love her coloring.
     

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