Can Someone Tell Me What Color My Silkies Are????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SAM1646, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. SAM1646

    SAM1646 Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked up these silkies at 1 day old and now they are 4 months old. What color do you think that they are and from what can you see do I have 3 hens and a roo?

    So I have any show quality chicks???? I have a hard tome uploading pics so If you need more I can provide if you give me your email..

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  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    They look Columbian pattern..

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  3. SAM1646

    SAM1646 Out Of The Brooder

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    What is that?? That is one color that I never heard of????
     
  4. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never saw this color either! At first it just looked like white with a little black in the tail but them it is in the hackles too!
     
  5. SAM1646

    SAM1646 Out Of The Brooder

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    My goddness Im am so confused now!!!!!!
     
  6. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
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    To see if they are show quality, we need a good close up on the entire body not just the tops of them or the head. I think one may have split wing.
     
  7. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Columbian Silkies? Wha?? Huh?? How did that happen? [​IMG]
     
  8. Chris09

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  9. SAM1646

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    Ok everyone. This chicken thing is getting confusing????? Help Me Please!!!!!! What does it mean split wing?? Is there anyone that produces silkies that would know for sure and how would this color come to be???
     
  10. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2009
    Maybe if you cross a black silkie with a white silkie this could happen..... not sure though. [​IMG]

    They are very cute though. [​IMG]
     

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