Day old silkies what color are we will we be (added another chick pic?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by horseyjess, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help. Just hatched 5 Silkies in a batch of other eggsin bator. One I think I will have to cull [​IMG]. This other one has color like no silkie chick I have seen. Both my girls are aguing over whos chick this ONE will be. Forget about the other 24 Hatchlings lol,,

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    I am going to say black here [​IMG]

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  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a partridge to me. cute [​IMG]
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Adorable Partridge babies!
     
  4. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Partridge, unless you have some crazy mixed color going on there [​IMG]
     
  5. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    i am sure they are all partridge. Why are you thinking you will cull?
     
  6. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one that I thought I would have to cull.. I didnt have to cull she/he didnt make it. It was really tiny and had way funky legs here are pics of it

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  7. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    yup, I guess that is a moot point asking then. I hate when that happens.
     
  8. ultasol

    ultasol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are from a mixed color pen, all bets are off.
     
  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed! I keep a mixed color pen and what color they are at babies is NO where near what color they turn out to be.
     
  10. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lovely not sure because they were Ebay eggs so I guess time will tell me colors...
     

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