Partidge or gray?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Teresaann24, May 9, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought at 1st this little one was partidge but its wing feathers are coming in gray.

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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Sometimes partridge and grey chicks have pretty similar down colouring
     
  3. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks partridge to me.
     
  4. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    I had a sizzle start like that and thought partridge, nope at 9 weeks he/she is mottled grey and still changing color. Thought gray, then went mottled, now adding yet more color. So just sitting to watch it happen LOL.
     

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