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Do I have a blue Sultan??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SilkiesForEver, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Crowing

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    Hello,
    I just purchased two sultan bantams from Ideal Poultry. One is definitely white and the other is white with a blueish gray back.

    "Blue Sultan",
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    White Sultan,
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    "Blue" on the right, white on the left.
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    Oh, I have the same thread on
    Breeds, Genetics, & Showing

    Just to make sure that I put it in the right category. If I need to remove one just let me know.
     

  2. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    sultans come in white only and if your lucky black.
     
  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Crowing

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    Oh, ok. Thanks
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    they are working on a blue in some places, just didnt think they were working on blue here, but someone might be
     
  5. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    Are you sure its a sultan and not a polish? Does it have 5 toes?
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    I'm guessing it will feather in white. Some white birds have that blue/grey look as chicks and in the show world that is desirable because it is usually indicative of better white color (yes, there are differing shades of white).
     
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  7. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    It has feathered legs, so definitely not a polish.

    Very cute!

    OP: You can only have one thread on the topic, so I would remove the other one and keep this one here.
     

  8. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    my parents got some sultans from ideal and they have turned out very poorly with brown and black developing on their feathers.
     
  9. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Crowing

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    Oh okay. I'll go take the other one off. Thanks. Uhhhh, how do I take it off? [​IMG]
     
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  10. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Crowing

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    Saw a video about Sultan coloring, and they said that the "colored" ones will eventually feather out white. I'm still hoping though! [​IMG] Thanks for your help!
     

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