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Partridge Silkies - Nothing else

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

  1. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    But why do I see some with dark combs? Not at much power to their punch (oooh, that sounds bad)?
     
  2. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

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    I had a male once with that perfect mulberry color and his turned red almost overnight it seemed. I was like what!
    But then I swear it went back to mulberry. Thoguht I was losing my mind or something. Could be that I am [​IMG]
     
  3. appychick

    appychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed that my black silkie roo's comb turns bright red whenever he decides to go "argue" with the caged roos or if I happen to move any new birds or cages into his yard. I see that he can go from mulberry to red almost instantly also.
     
  4. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Quote:No comment.... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Quote:Maybe that happens... I just recently put all of my teenage boys in a pasture together and it was like overnight that all of those tiny beautiful mulberrry combs EXPLODED and turned much redder (is that a word).
     
  6. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

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    Quote:No comment.... [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I asked for it lol.... And redder is a word in my book HA!
     
  7. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    We really need to meet up at a show and have a few drinks... I don't drink much anymore, but I would make an exception in this case.
     
  8. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

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    Quote:Yea but I drink ALOT! Iced tea, coke, and lots of icewater. [​IMG]
    You are going to CR show right???
     
  9. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Nope. Unfortunately finances prohibit me from attending and it's just KILLING me.
     
  10. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't see why this couldn't be the case. When the hormones start churning, if it can flow downwards it should make sense that it flows upwards as well. I know my Marans roos get really "redder" in the comb, face, and wattles when they are excited and looking for a fight...or romance!

    Pen & Jen ~ Got to ask...why no Partridge avatars??? Hmmmmmmm????? [​IMG]
     

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