*PICS* Silkie Chicks hatching! Help with Colors!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by denasfarm, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. denasfarm

    denasfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2008
    Sweet Home Alabama!!
    This is the first year we have hatched anything other than black silkies!
    So help us decide what color we have made!
    25 of 35 eggs hatched so far...



    Assorted light colored chicks...Splash???


    Partridge?? Red maybe?

  2. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    I am color clueless but they sure are cute!
  3. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    You have Partridge, Buff and in the third photo, the one on the left may be blue. The Color in the photo is hard to tell. If it looks Silver then it could be Splash or Light Blue. In that same photo, you may have a white one in the front.
  4. fjorddreamer

    fjorddreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2008
    Nova Scotia
    They are so adorable!
  5. denasfarm

    denasfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2008
    Sweet Home Alabama!!
    I ordered 25 blue, Lav, buff and Grey that arrived last week (so I could have "all" the colors next year) and these dont look like the ones I purchased so they must be splash...or a different shade of whatever they are.
    They are silvery/Dusty, the yellow tinted one is not solid buff either, its like the silvery ones with a dirty yellow hint.
    Does splash come in yellow splash too?

    In my Silkie pen I have 3 Black, 1Red, and 1White Roos. Then I have 2Black, 5White and 1Lav hens. Seems my Red roo has been a busy boy since "most" of the chicks are reddish. I only have 4 eggs left to hatch and out of thirty five so far have 5 black, 6 "splash", one funny yellow colored chick, maybe one white, and the reast are some shade of red or chipmunk.

    I am pleased with the combos that have popped out! Just cant wait for them to grow their "real" colors out and shine!

    Besides Black, White, Red, Partridge, Grey, Blue/Splash, Lavender, and Buff are their any other colors for Silkies?
  6. mom2chicksandpups

    mom2chicksandpups Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Southeast Alabama
  7. m2wandc

    m2wandc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    I so want to cuddle up and have the one in the upper left corner of this photo! WAY FREEK'n CUTE!!! [​IMG]

  8. fuzz

    fuzz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2007
    I want to take them all home with me! ADORABLE!! Cant help on the colors though [​IMG]

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