Is this true for sexing Partridge showgirls/silkies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by msheets, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. msheets

    msheets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I read somewhere on here that in partridge or blue partridge showgirls or silkies, roosters will have a red coloring on their wings or back? I looked & looked but I can't find the post that I read that said that. If you have heard that that's true please let me know, thank you :)
     
  2. egg-cellent

    egg-cellent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry can't help. But I would love to hear the answer.[​IMG]
     
  3. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With Silkies and Showgirls the Partridge variety is the only one that is easy to sex. There is a distinct coloration for males and females. It is true that males have beautiful orange and/or red hackle feathers that make it easy to distinguish from the females.
     

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