Silkie color, partridge? or calico?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by psycoforsilkies, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so this one i was sold as a pullet, it was really picked on had no tail feathers to speak of or head poof, i brought it home and loved on it and it starting growing back all its feathers and becoming pretty, when the day came that she Crowed!! I call him my drag Queen he was masqurading as a girl, only to be a boy. So my question is Do you guys think Partridge or calico. the partridge red coloring is reseved mainly to the wing areas? So thought anyone?
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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Neither partridge nor calico. He appears to be what some call tortoiseshell; genetically he is grey, plus autosomal red.

    Partridge has no silver; calico is splash plus autosomal red.
     
  3. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks For the help I am new and still learning the colors! what Color would you breed him with? Do they breed true?
     

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