1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Blue/red mottled silkie project?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by Taneile, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. Taneile

    Taneile Just Hatched

    17
    1
    14
    Dec 2, 2016
    [​IMG]
    I have stumbled across this photo of this silkie a while back and have been trying to figure out what colours would make up this colour. Obviously not complete yet. In NZ we have only a limited colour/genetics to work with such as blacks, blues, partridge, buff, white and splash. There are people trying to breed mottled and paints but no one that I know of have achieved this yet.
    I'm not the best at understanding genetics but slowly learning.
    So am wondering how would I go about this?
    Thanks in advance :)
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by