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

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

  1. Chickenyouout

    Chickenyouout Out Of The Brooder

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    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?



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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    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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