Silkie chick & colour question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lfili8, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. lfili8

    lfili8 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 21, 2016
    My Silkie hens have finally started hatching some of their eggs! I have 2 hens and a rooster, all are partridge coloured. Yesterday I found this little guy under the hen, and is it possible I got a white bird from 2 partridge parents? I'm new to breeding chickens and want to get a better understanding of their colour genetics. Thanks in advance!
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    To me it looks more like a buff. You might get a better answer in the breeding and genetics forum.

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