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Partridge Silkies - Nothing else

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pennie1, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Silkie horsechick

    Silkie horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that was a reply the BYC table Beth G.
    Yes, may find me there.
    You are not too far either.
    Have a horse friend somewhere close to you too.
    could make a horse/chix weekend out of it.

    yes.. .I am out of control. . .really!!
     
  2. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:LOL Debbi its just the way she was sitting, she was leaning back from my hand, so her hocks were probably near if not touching the stool I had her up on to get her to 'pose' for me a bit.
     
  3. Beth G.

    Beth G. Gaetano Family Farm

    Your too funny!!! Yes I think you should come see your horsie friend and then see your chickie friends here in the CT/MA area [​IMG]

    we'd love to have you come chat and hang out for the day! They have usually over 1300 poultry showing and a huge sales area 2-3 times birds for sale.
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  4. Silkie horsechick

    Silkie horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to plan it.
    what are the dates so I don't have to look ??
     
  5. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy, [​IMG] I have a partridge color question, and I knew the best place to go for answers - this thread! I hatched 5 partridge pullets in January from some eggs I bought on BYC - well actually 2 are partridge and 3 are blue partridge. They are all nice but one has extraordinary type (in my opinion - I'm still learning). However, her coloring is different. She has an almost white beard! Does she still qualify as blue partridge? And if paired with a partridge male, will I have a chance at regular partridge-colored offspring?

    Here's a pic I took yesterday - her crest is usually much nicer, I had to trim some due to mites (which I finally seem to have beat - yeah!) and all the girls are in various stages of molting.

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  6. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:could be splash partrdge or light blue
    i realy like this color
    frount line for dog works great for mites
     
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  7. Beth G.

    Beth G. Gaetano Family Farm

    Sorry, I just saw this!!!

    The Dates are: Coop in is Saturday Nov. 5th and the Show starts at 9am-5pm Nov 6th.

    [​IMG] I'd be soooo excited if you'd come!!!
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  8. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Quote:I don't think she would be DQ'd for the beard, just wouldn't do well at shows (I don't think). But she is a beautiful bird. You could possibly get partridge babies from her. Do you know her background at all? Heck, I'd breed her back to blue partridge. Don't know where that beard color came from... Interesting. Maybe someone else will have more of an idea.
     
  9. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    I LOVE HER! Breed her to a blue partridge rooster if you have one. OR a regular partridge, with regular partridge you will probably get both blue and reg.

    I would think you could show her as a blue partridge, seeing as it is AOV - there is no standard for it, it would be left up to the judge. I ACTUALLY think she is a lavender partridge or has lavender in the background atleast.
     
  10. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pennie here is Twix and her pantaloons. I think the hocks are an indication shes going to be double coated and really fluffy as he matures out. I think she is going to mature to be a FABULOUS girl [​IMG]

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