Chick down is black with silver tips all over body - genetics of this?

coffeekittie

Songster
8 Years
I've searched the forum and can't find this particular color combination. The parents are a BBRed Phoenix over a grayish (blue?) bantam EE. This particular chick has odd coloring that I've not seen before. The down all over its body, including head, wings and everywhere is black, but with the outer edges being silver. This is consistent all over. I am very curious about the genetics behind this color.

I did take pictures, but they are terribly blurry as I don't have a good camera.
 

nicalandia

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I've searched the forum and can't find this particular color combination. The parents are a BBRed Phoenix over a grayish (blue?) bantam EE. This particular chick has odd coloring that I've not seen before. The down all over its body, including head, wings and everywhere is black, but with the outer edges being silver. This is consistent all over. I am very curious about the genetics behind this color.

I did take pictures, but they are terribly blurry as I don't have a good camera.
show us the pics....
 

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