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New Silkie chicks - are they Buffs or Partridge?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MonicasGarden, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. MonicasGarden

    MonicasGarden In the Brooder

    Jan 28, 2011
    Hemet, California
    I just got these three Silkies. I am thinking they are Buffs, but they do have a lot of darker feathers... could they be Partridge?



  2. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    they look buff to me lol cute tho!
  3. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Songster

    Jun 21, 2011

    Partridge would be Chipmonk marked like this
    Pic taken June 11th


    Edit to add :

    Here is the same chick a month later (on july 12th) with the penciling still on her head


    and here is a pic from today (july 24th) with the penciling just now starting to go away

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