Silkie color?...*pics*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gotchooks?, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. gotchooks?

    gotchooks? Out Of The Brooder

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    What color is this silkie and do you think she'll change much as she gets older?
    This is Dizzie at 2 weeks.
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    And this is at 8 weeks
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    She's the little sweetest thing!
    Thanks!
     
  2. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    I think that's a gray silkie, but I don't have that color, so I'm not positive. She's a cutie!
     
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think gray too, shes very cute [​IMG]
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I have a chick that looks just like her. Everyone has told me it's grey too.
     
  5. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Pretty!!! I'm glad to see that b/c I have some in the UGLY teen stage right now (not gray, unfortunately)...nice to see they get pretty! I always forget! heh
     
  6. NewChickenMom

    NewChickenMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definetly grey!! and a beautiful grey at that!!

    here's my grey roo at a year old:

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  7. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    The body shape at 8 weeks screams pullet at me... [​IMG] I like the grey...
     
  8. goldensunriseranch

    goldensunriseranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes definitely grey.
     
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a grey. Where did you find nb greys?
     
  10. gotchooks?

    gotchooks? Out Of The Brooder

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    LilPeeps- I met Joni and Mike, owners of Destiny Farms in Brighton, MI when I was ready to purchase chickens. Joni breeds and hatches lots of different layers and dual purpose birds. She also has Silkies, white and black. I mentioned in passing, I might like a couple of Silkies because they seem so sweet...she called me out of the blue one day saying she had an unusually colored chick just hatch (different than other black and white chicks) and would I be interested in taking it? We keep in touch and she was curious to see what it would look like. She has birds with and without beards.

    Thanks everyone for your answers and nice comments. I'm really glad I got my other chickens first or I would be OVERUN with Silkies![​IMG]
     

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