showing calico silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by abengel, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. abengel

    abengel Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a lovely young calico from CJs who has me thinking about showing next season. What are the rules re that color? Can calico be shown as partridge? Thanks!
     
  2. chickendales

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    Quote:calico is not partrdge it be silkie aov calico
     
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    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would love see pic of your birds
     
  4. abengel

    abengel Out Of The Brooder

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    Not yet 2 months old- a cutie!
     
  5. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that looks a lot like partrdge
     
  6. abengel

    abengel Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, I've read that calico was created using partridge, and there is such variation within each of those colors. That's why I was wondering if anyone knew the rules for showing calicos.
     
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    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that to me isnt a calico its partrdge
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:X2. It may be blue partridge, but it is definitely not calico. The person who coined the term calico for silkies used it to refer to splash with autosomal red, NOT miscoloured greys.
     
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    Quote:X2. It may be blue partridge, but it is definitely not calico. The person who coined the term calico for silkies used it to refer to splash with autosomal red, NOT miscoloured greys.

    would u call this a calico
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  10. Sonoran Silkies

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    no.
     

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