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Black Split Silkies...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Poulets De Cajun, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Here are a few pictures of my black split Silkies that I took today. They are black, but carrying the Lavender gene (hense the 'split'). I am VERY proud of these birds, as I 'bred' them myself. I paired the black hens with the lavender father personally in my backyard. These I think I'll name!

    This is my pullet that I hatched in November. She is TEE TINY, but has a HUGE top knot. She's what I call a 'micro' Silkie... LOL




    And here is some pics of my black split cockeral. He is JET BLACK! I've not seen a Black Silkie this black in a while. Take note of the pic of his back. Not a SINGLE off color feather anywhere, and look at the GREEN SHEEN! I'm VERY VERY excited about this boy! He's definitley going to a show or two this year.




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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Very very nice! [​IMG]
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Nicely done!
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    beautiful [​IMG]
  5. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks! I'm really having fun with this lavender thing. Its very neat to start with one bird and work towards a whole flock of them. Its very rewarding.
  6. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008

    Your birds are just stunning! I never get tired of your pictures - keep them coming!
  7. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Awsome birds!

    I'm sure there are some purple ribbons waiting for you!

  8. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Awe thanks! Of everything I have in the coops, THESE are the ones that I am most proud of today.
  9. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:We always hope so, but I try to enjoy raising them without the goal of the ribbon!

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