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Silkie baby from Bamachicken is she white? Large pics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tazcat70, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    She doesn't look like she will be white...What do you think? Sorry the pics aren't the best...but she almost looks like she has some blue in her. I love her coloring!

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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    She kind of looks like one of mine that turned out to be a splash.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    That chick is a white.
     
  4. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Chick will turn white. It has the silver gene. May look neary blue at this point.
     
  5. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Tonya, how many silkies did you end up with? Did I send you splash? I can't remember now. Wow, I am getting old with this remembering thing.
     
  6. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    I was kinda hoping that she was one of those buff splashes you are working on. She is such a cutie!

    You had sent me 2 BL/SP but they didn't pip. [​IMG]

    I am not sure that age has anything to do with remembering....I think it happens when you have kids....[​IMG]
     
  7. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
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    I had 6 that were a buff color when they was born. When they grew in their feathering they turned white.
     
  8. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry to hijack your thread, but quick question. I had one that was silvery like that when it was born and it's not feathering out to be white (on the right in the pic). The one that was yellow is getting white feathers. Why is it different than what you're saying here?

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  9. BamaChicken

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    Kelly there is a difference in the Silver gene and splash. The splash comes from Blue chickens and will be blue and white. The silver gene gives a blue tint to the down but when they start feathering in they feather in completely white and their feathers don't get the yellow look that some whites do as they age or get in the sun.
     
  10. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Quote:ohhh good to know
     

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