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Purple silkies?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by seesthru, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. seesthru

    seesthru Out Of The Brooder

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    I was looking at the evil silkie contest pics, and I saw a dark purple one. Was that one dyed or do they come in purple?????
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    They dont come in purple, Im guessing it was dyed with dark purple food coloring.
     
  3. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    I believe its called,Photoshop...LOL I would love to have green silkie!
     
  4. seesthru

    seesthru Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh okay! LOL! I was wondering if I had gotten THAT far behind and they'd come up with a new color!


    Is using food coloring on silkies okay? I know there's a big deal about not dyeing chicks. They sell dyed chicks and someetimes the dye makes them ill.
     
  5. stephys_fluffybutts

    stephys_fluffybutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your supposed to color the roosters pink

    Then they know they are stud muffins [​IMG]
     
  6. seesthru

    seesthru Out Of The Brooder

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    ROFL! Photoshop! The safest way to color your pets! LOL! I'd love to have a psychadelic silkie!
     
  7. seesthru

    seesthru Out Of The Brooder

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    okay so what on earth do you use to color them pink? Photoshop? Or koolaid? LOL
     
  8. stephys_fluffybutts

    stephys_fluffybutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup Koolaid is the way to go... They really do change once they have been colored. They know they are pretty and flaunt it.
     
  9. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    I would get a silkie....JUST to color them purple. Awesomeness.
     
  10. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Oh, PC, look what you've done...

    PurpleChicken is special and breeds purple silkies, you'll have to ask him for one. [​IMG]
     

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