red silkie X white silkie = ???? (picture)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickenyouout, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. Chickenyouout

    Chickenyouout In the Brooder

    Jan 2, 2009
    Zapata, Texas
    My silkie hen hatched a chick from a red silkie father. the chick is hers because she is the only silkie hen i have. however she is white so.... my question is what color will her chick grow up to be red or brown?

  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Partridge. If you hadn't included a photo there would not have been any reliable way of knowing; it would depend on the colour & pattern genes that are essentially turned OFF by the white.

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