Partridge Silkies - Nothing else

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

  1. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers

    Apr 27, 2011
    Graham, WA
    Never take a bird to show that you can't handle loosing.

    I've taken hens before, but not roosters. It's been such a struggle for me to get decent looking roosters that my breeding program couldn't afford to loose the couple I had.
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  2. Graciekannon

    Graciekannon In the Brooder

    Dec 3, 2018
    I think this is a pard chick Can anyone verify this for me

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  3. Kiki

    Kiki Is your thermometer calibrated?

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    What does pard chick mean? :confused:
  4. Graciekannon

    Graciekannon In the Brooder

    Dec 3, 2018
    Partridge silkie. Chick. Sorry lost my eyes for a few minutes lol I think my link got n the wrong forum
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  5. On New Years weekend I hatched out the first clutch of chicks from the parents I raised from shipped eggs off ebay. The main male is a Paint named George who is the most gentle of my roosters so I am trying to have him be the daddy and give him the MOST time with the girls. I actually got him locally as an adult. The other male I kept my hens with was a blue splash but I actually didn't see him mount that much...but looks like he did. I kept my two white paint roos away from the hens while I was collecting eggs to hatch since I know for sure they are their brothers. Out of the 6 eggs, I have 2 white, 2 cream/blue, and a partridge. ???? The partridge must have come from the blue splash. I lost one bright yellow chick at birth, I think he snagged his yolk sac trying to get out. :( I have one more egg to hatch this weekend from my blue hen. She has been eating her eggs and I didn't have one from her so when she laid an egg 5 days after I put the other eggs in the incubator, I didn't hesitate to put that in there also. Hoping for a hen of what ever it is... Look at my little CHIPMUNK!!! Boy I hope its a hen but I will keep no matter if male or female. DSC_0023 (3).JPG DSC_0030 (2).JPG
  6. nessa.morg

    nessa.morg Songster

    Jun 26, 2018
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    Just thought I’d show off my Partridge silkie. Her name is Doris!!
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  7. I was told my little Chipmunk is a boy because of the very distinct stripes. Is this for sure? I am going to keep him/her no matter what. I would just love to know... DSC_0044 (2).JPG DSC_0036 (2).JPG DSC_0039 (2).JPG
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  8. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers

    Apr 27, 2011
    Graham, WA
    Doesn't mean anything. Could be boy or girl.

    Can sex partridge starting around 10 weeks. Not well, but can tell some obvious ones.
  9. Cherry Chickens

    Cherry Chickens Chirping

    Aug 21, 2018
    Hey there, I have a partridge rooster who has just developed all green tail feathers. He's about 5 months old and I was wondering if this was part of the normal partridge coloring.
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  10. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Flippin, AR
    QUESTION:When are they old enough for treats? Mine will be a week old tomorrow. Can they have cherries?

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