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Partridge silkie pullet...need opinions

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

  1. 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. Pretty Bird!! I kinda think blue partridge as its not a deep black on her head
     
  3. Any other partridge silkie folks have an opinion on this pullet's color?
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I think she is a blue partridge I see alot of blue where there should be black.
     
  5. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Songster

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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. 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 Songster

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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 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    I say blue partridge as well! Pretty girl!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
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    That is definitely a blue partridge she is very nice but blue [​IMG]
     

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