How do I know what color my silkies are?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by JLS, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. JLS

    JLS Love my feathered babies!

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    I have 2 silkies that are 5 weeks old. They are supposed to be blue but they are very different in size and color. The smallest is dark charcoal with a hint of purple. The larger one is light grey with an obvious purple hue.

    What color do you think they are?
     
  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Need pics!!
     
  3. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Yep, definitely need pics. And at that age it may be really hard to tell.
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    You are most likely seeing the variations in blue colouring. The lighter one could also be splash.
     

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