identifying quality partridge silkie

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  1. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I know whats a good quality silkie partridge? I heard no "white"
     
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
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    The partridge should be as follows:

    (Male)

    Head and crest dark orange
    Hackles orange/yellow with a black stripe down the center
    Back and shoulders orange
    Wing Bar and primaries black
    Secondaries (outer web) dark orange, (inner web) black.
    Tail and sickles, leg feathers and breast black

    (Female)

    Neck and breast lemon striped with black
    Hackle lemon with a black center
    Head and crest lemon and black
    Body soft partridge brown with black barring


    In all colors the skin should be dark, almost black.


    Hope this helps,
    Laura
     
  3. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Perfect thanks so much.
     
  4. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over on the Breeds board there is a thread dedicated just to Partridge Silkies. If you want more information from people who breed these, pop in!
     
  5. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you have a link? I can't seem to find it.
     
  6. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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