Fayoumi Coloration

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kaptainkompost, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. barred; you can tell by looking at them.

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  2. silver; that's what's in the name.

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  1. kaptainkompost

    kaptainkompost Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 23, 2014
    I generally read the description of a Fayoumi as being "silver penciled" but they almost always look barred. Does anyone know if they are barred or if they are silver? I've read both. Maybe there are two varieties? But if so, why do the "silver" ones look barred? Am I confused?
  2. Fancypants1

    Fancypants1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2014
    Central Massachusetts
    I have one and when she loses her feathers they are stripped or penciled. I guess you can call them barred if you want.

    When she was younger

    Now at 14 weeks old
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2014

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