Critique my red/ginger/blue silkie please! What color is he?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Fiddlehead, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Fiddlehead

    Fiddlehead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you all think of him? His color is a bit too red and his crest is smaller than I would like. I think he is a blue partridge from exceptional blood lines, so I am hesitant to let him go, but I can't breed him. Don't know enough about genetics to know what he would produce. Thanks for any advice!

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    Last edited: Dec 7, 2011
  2. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Hmmmm, small crest, don't like his tail, and his comb could be darker. I'd say if you have or can get a better Roo, sell him. JMO, I raised Silkies for 5 years and showed them too. [​IMG]
     
  3. Fiddlehead

    Fiddlehead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, exactly what I was thinking! If anyone wants him please PM me!
     
  4. ZombieChickens

    ZombieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pssht. He's AWESOME. I vote keep. (p.s. I have no "showing" experience...I just really like him)
     
  5. Fiddlehead

    Fiddlehead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL, thanks for the vote! I think he is gorgeous, but I have no use for him with the obvious color, comb and crest issue. I love George M's birds, I hate to get rid of him!
     
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    His comb is very red. It shouldn't be that colour.

    For being a partridge, he is definitely too red. I think he is beautiful though [​IMG] Even if he isn't to be shown!
     
  7. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    He obviously isn't show quality but I absolutely LOVE his color! I think he's cute. Ya never know what kind of cute looking babies he could make [​IMG] I vote to keep too, even if just as a handsome little pet.
     
  8. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    A Beautiful Pet! [​IMG]
     
  9. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

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    I vote to keep him too! He is amazing. But I am sure you can find someone how would love that cutie.
     

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