Silkie color - HELP!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TinyTotsSeramas, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Can someone please help me with what color this silkie is! I was told it was a splash but when I looked up Paints "she" has the same head markings as they do!!

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    Body - left

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    Body - right

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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely not a paint, looks like a splash, or possibly grey.
     
  3. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    look at the penciling that looks really very much like a gray
     
  4. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Yeah I just looked up Paint silkie hen and noticed they were all white lol
    That head marking threw me off!
     
  5. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Joy! not what I wanted!
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    O MY Gosh. She sure is cute though, but not splash
     
  7. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Very cute little gray silkie chick.
     
  8. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    poo now both of you are making me sad! I wanted a Splash [​IMG]
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  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I'm sorry [​IMG] I know how it feels when you expect one color and get another.

    For Reference in the future here is a Paint on the left and splash on the right.
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    Last edited: Jul 1, 2011
  10. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Thank you!
     

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