one of my silkie bantams has blue ear lobes?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by llxll00llxll, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Songster

    Aug 27, 2007
    ::So Cal::
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2007
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Yep, that is standard for silkies. They still lay brown/light brown eggs though. Technically they are "tinted" eggs.
  3. Perfectly normal for a silkie. Aren't they pretty? Like tropical fish.
  4. Yes, that is one of their endearing features, all mine have beautiful blue topaz lobes .
    The white silkies look especially pretty.
  5. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    Yeah our silkie roo ((I don't know if he knows he's a roo [​IMG] )) has such pretty blue earlobes!!

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