Gray or Splash silkie question?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tamsflock, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. tamsflock

    tamsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking at this pair of silkies to go with my silkie that I have been told is a gray.
    My question is, is this roo a gray or a splash?
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    Also is my hen a gray, it is the way the picture is taken ther isn't a brown tint to her
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  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I believe your hen is grey, but I'm not sure on the roo. I think he is grey also.

    ETA: Your hen is not splash, I'm just not sure that is grey [​IMG]
     
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  3. tamsflock

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    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Yeah, your hen is grey, but I'm not sure about the roo. He looks too light to be grey, but too 'marked' to be splash? I'm sure Sonoran Silkies will be along soon, she'll know for sure [​IMG]

    She has silkie radar [​IMG]
     
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  5. tamsflock

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    Thanks will wait and see what she thinks. The hen he has to go with this roo looks just like the roo. They just don't look like my hen.
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:They could be splash then, you don't have a pic of the hen?
     
  7. tamsflock

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    It isn't very good it is of the 2 of them in the cage and it is dark. I asked for a picture out of the cage and he sent this one of the roo.
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  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The hen doesn't look splash, maybe they are just a lighter shade of grey?
     
  9. melissa508

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    Hen is definatly gray , roo is def splash
     
  10. tamsflock

    tamsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Melissa so are you saying the hen in the cage is gray and the roo is splash? My hen in post 1 and 3 is she gray?
     

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