Partridge, Blue or Brown Red Silkies?? Hens or Roos??? [Many Photos]

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LadyShred, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. LadyShred

    LadyShred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 silkies that have been confusing from the start!

    Val (#1) was hatched solid BLACK and I thought he would stay that way but now he has gold on his neck and speckling down his back. And his feathers are kinda of a grayish/light black. I'm not sure if he is partridge, brown red, or blue partridge/brown red. He's weird! I'm also thinking he's a male . . .

    Havi (#2) was hatched brownish grayish blue speckled. He was weird from the very beginning. He is still mixed up looking like that. He's kind of the lesser of the two and his tail hasn't grown out as long as Val's, but he has a rooster vibe to him. Am I right?

    They are slightly over 2 months old. Standard sized. And I got them from eBay lol (interesting fact that may curve the judging). Teehee. They're my babies and I love them perhaps too much. And yes I keep them inside. [​IMG]

    Here's some photos:



    Val (#1):


    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33027964

    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33027974

    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33027979

    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33027986

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    Havi (#2)

    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33027990

    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33028066

    http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/ind...ID=151762919&albumID=2321384&imageID=33028232
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2009
  2. Chef

    Chef Chicken Connoisseur

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    They are both partridge and it looks like a 1 pullet and 1 cockerell. Good luck!


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  3. LadyShred

    LadyShred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're coloring is very similar now that they've grown, but Havi has more gold on his face, down his chest and neck and Val only has it on his neck and shoulders. Val also has a taller crest and a longer tail.
     

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