Has anyone seen this color of silkie before?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BeastyBird, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. BeastyBird

    BeastyBird Out Of The Brooder

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    So I let my many different colored silkies breed freely this year and I got quite a few new lovely cross colors as a result. Of the offspring I ended up with several like the one pictured below, they all have the basic salt and pepper color (some the black is pure black, some dark gray like her, some a lighter gray)

    Has anyone seen this coloration before? Since I let them free breed I have no idea what cross resulted in these.

    If no one else has bred these before can I dub them "Salt n Pepper" silkies?


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  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    what picture?
     
  3. BeastyBird

    BeastyBird Out Of The Brooder

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    ummm I see a picture on me end???

    here I will also add it to this reply

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  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    sorry, the picture didn't show up when i read it first
     
  5. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    it looks a little like a splash
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like somewhere between a silver partridge and a splash. VERY pretty, would be a fun project to work with.
     
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