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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jimnjay, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice chickens![​IMG]
     
  3. Julie in Al

    Julie in Al Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jaynie those are great. Love the Black silkies and buff silkies. Of course they are all beauts. Love that Blue Orp Roo.
     
  4. jackiedon

    jackiedon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
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    Jaynie,

    They are gorgeous!! I can't wait until my silkies get bigger. Do you show your silkies?

    Do you sell eggs? I don't want any now but I would love to have some buff silkies.

    jackie
     
  5. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Julie, That Orp Roo is so beautiful, his face and expression is really nice. She is starting to get red in the comb so eggs will not be long off. Thank you for the georgeous stock.

    Jackie, I do not show but I do sell eggs. I don't have much to offer at this point. I am hoping for improved egg production soon.
     
  6. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    UM ...........I will take these [​IMG] how perty they all are

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  7. Chellester

    Chellester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jaynie, I have a dumb newbie question... how do you tell the difference between a black silkie and a blue silkie? Are the blue silkies feathers lighter at the quill end? Black and blue looks the same to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great question, I had the same one when these guys started to feather out. You are right the feathers are very grey towards the skin. One of my Sizzle Cockerels is a dark grey. Also the hatch out very grey, mine just seem to be dark blue. I will be interested to see how the offspring color out. This is my first time with the blue gene. I hatched out the splash girls from eggs I purchased and they were mixed colors. I kept only the Splash and mated them to my Black Silkie. Pure Black Silkies will still show the iridescent sheen of green and purple especially in the tail and wings.

    Kathleen, Thanks for the compliment, I love those buffs. I am still hoping one is a boy, consensus is both are girls but the comb on the darker one is a little bumpy. Just grasping for straws here, I need a buff Rooster so badly. Until she lays or crows, I will still hope.
     
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