Red/white Pyle Silkie - what is that?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pennie1, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    There are some Silkies up on an auction site that are White/Red Pyle. What is that? I know you Silkie experts should have an answer.
     
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  2. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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    which one
     
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  4. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    They are on bidbird.com
     
  5. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    I'm just wondering what you would have to breed to in order to get that coloring in Silkies, and if it could be used to improve other colors?
     
  6. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Aren't there any genetic experts that can help me out here? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. MeettheFlockers

    MeettheFlockers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Pennie!

    It is a base color that has ginger red on the wings and often crown. Apparently if you breed a pyle to a buff, you are suppossed to get a ginger red silkie.
    Here are my pyle silkies:

    Lavender red pyle Rooster:
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    Red Pyle Hen:
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  8. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Thank you so much for the reply.
    by the way, did you get my email? [​IMG]
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    A pyle hen should not have red on its wings; only on its breast.

    Red pyle is one dose of dominant white, which replaces all black feathering with white. It is built on an e+ (wildtype) base, and may or may not have mahogany.
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Red Pyle as in the Old English Game Bantam is a Black Breasted Red (gold-s) with Dominant White (I) added.

    Ginger Red would be Black Breasted Red (gold-s) with Dark Brown (Db) added.

    Red Pyle as in Old English - http://www.bantychicken.com/OEGBCA/vredpyle.html
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    Red as in Old English - http://www.bantychicken.com/OEGBCA/vgingerred.html

    Old English Game bantams as Bred and Shown in the United States [​IMG] 1995
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    On a side note you can also use a Blue Breasted Red to create a Red Pyle by adding Dominant White.

    Chris
     
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