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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by The Wolf Queen, May 18, 2010.

  1. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my last hatch of silkies I only had 4 hatch and 1 (possibly 2) are a color that I have no idea on. The parents are a Splash roo over Blue, Splash, and Black hens so I know to expect only blues and splashes but this little guy is in between so is he light blue, dark splash, or something else?
    Thanks, the Queen
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    and this is the comparison between it, a regular blue, and a regular splash. Sorry the pics are so bad but it was spurt of the moment with my cellphone.
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  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I am no silkie expert - do not even have any - but that chick looks blue to me. The picture of the three, they look : black, blue and splash.


    I know black over splash should not produce black - but I have had it happen with my rosecombs. I had two roos - one splash and one black - my hen was splash and she produced three black chicks. Or maybe my black is so dark blue to look black? [​IMG]
     
  3. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No im possitive I dont have any black chicks(Ive have them before). Its just a really crappy pic [​IMG] Thanks though.
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick in question is a blue.
     
  5. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Yep that chick is a blue chick, and look at that crest.
     
  6. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    It's def. blue with a vaulted skull. The other one is probably just a darker blue and the light one is a splash.
     

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