Silkie color

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shellikirbey, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had this chick hatch this morning and at first it looked black with silver running threw it while still wet and now it looks almost blue.does anyone know if this is considered blue?mom is splash silkie and i have three silkie roosters a black,a splash, and a partridge.im wanting to narrow down the ones to have blue offspring mostly in there own pen.my understanding is black and splash cause blue.so would of it had to of been my black rooster as father then..[​IMG][​IMG]hes a little dryer on bottom picture..
     
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  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd probably vote blue though wait until she feathers out to say anything quite for sure xD I've had silkies change a little as they age (in my backyard flock, no big breeder here ^^)
     
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  3. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea.im just starting a small flock of silkies.i would like to get mostly blues ,black n splash.ive had larger chickens for a few years now but never got into the color thing with them.lol.thanks
     

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