Roo or hen silky ????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Magicque, Nov 10, 2017.

  1. Magicque

    Magicque Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. LilJoe

    LilJoe Overrun With Chickens

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    Look to be a pullet so far... how old? Silkies are hard to sex
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    A very nice Partridge pullet. Partridge can be sexed by coloring. Males have black chests and dark red through the shoulder. Females are more uniform in patterning and have golden chest feathers.
     
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  4. LilJoe

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    I have a silver partridge cockerel with female colouring.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Then he probably isn't really partridge, but mixed varieties producing non-standard coloring.
     
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  6. Magicque

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    Partrige ?? Not silky ?
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Silkie is the breed. Partridge is the color/variety.
     
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  8. Magicque

    Magicque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't understand what you just said ?
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Doesn't apply to your bird. Was responding to someone else's comment.
     
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  10. Magicque

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    Oh !!!! Thank you !!
     
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