Partridge silkie pullet...need opinions

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Regular partridge or blue partridge?? Looks to be a blue partridge to me but since I don't raise partridge, I defer to those that do! [​IMG] Pullet is 5 1/2 months old.


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  2. ShysCreations

    ShysCreations Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pretty Bird!! I kinda think blue partridge as its not a deep black on her head
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Any other partridge silkie folks have an opinion on this pullet's color?
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she is a blue partridge I see alot of blue where there should be black.
     
  5. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Appears Blue, but i have had a few like this that when they went through their yearling molt darkened up alot. Now they look like the all the other Partridges.
     
  6. Three Cedars Silkies

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    Brody's Broodello :

    Appears Blue, but i have had a few like this that when they went through their yearling molt darkened up alot. Now they look like the all the other Partridges.

    This is what I've been told by another partridge breeder. So you really don't know if you are raising blue partridge or black partridge until about a year??​
     
  7. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This is what I've been told by another partridge breeder. So you really don't know if you are raising blue partridge or black partridge until about a year??

    Pretty much!
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    It is a blue partridge. If it darkens with a molt, then it may be able to be as regular partridge, but it is still genetically a blue partridge.
     
  9. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say blue partridge as well! Pretty girl!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is definitely a blue partridge she is very nice but blue [​IMG]
     

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