Help with Lavender or Splash silkie chicks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by magsrags, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. magsrags

    magsrags Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    Can anyone please send pics or explain to me what splash silkies look like when very small......and the lavenders as well. I had a nice hatch and wonder if any will possibly turn that color...... but haven't an idea what to look for.
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  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Splash and self blue will look similar as chicks, but the down on a splash would be a light blue color and the self blues would look like they have a tinge of yellow. As the wing feathers begin to come in, a splash's wings will look white, where a self blue would be coming in a light blue. Self blue is still pretty rare. Can you post pics of the chicks?

    Here's a young splash

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    and a self blue

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