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Question for the color chart experts! (Silkie/Polish cross?)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by suzpyoung, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. suzpyoung

    suzpyoung Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of results might one expect from a white silkie roo and a gold laced Polish hen?
     
  2. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will never know unless you do it, this mating will uncover what is being masked by the white, and that could be anything,
    David
     
  3. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most likely black plumage but as David said could be just about anything.

    Tim
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    And the results from one particular white bird will not predict the outcome from a similar mating with a different white bird. And a third could result is a third outcome. Etc.
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    This spring I hatched a batch of SilkexSebright crosses (Golden Sebrights). Unfortunately I did not keep the chicks, but from what I saw, the feathers that were coming in were a mix of black and gold. No particular pattern that I could see.
     

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